7 June 2021

More than 271,000 people have been impacted and over 26,000 displaced by monsoon-related flash floods and landslides in south-western Sri Lanka, humanitarian affairs officials say.  The impacts of the south-west monsoon come as Sri Lanka works to mitigate the environmental impact of a sinking cargo ship near Colombo.

21 May 2021

The World Health Organization today said that more than 1.2 million people urgently need health assistance in Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, where recent armed attacks sparked further population displacement and deepened a protracted humanitarian crisis.

31 October 2020

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message on the launch of Namibia’s International Peace Centre, held today:

15 October 2020

Although hand-washing with soap is critical to anti-coronavirus efforts, millions of people around the world lack ready access to a place to wash their hands, UNICEF) warned today, reporting that, according to the latest estimates, only three out of five people worldwide have basic hand-washing facilities.

20 February 2020

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Sen Pang of China as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Namibia, with the host Government’s approval.

9 January 2017

The new Permanent Representative of Namibia to the United Nations, Neville Melvin Gertze, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.