UN outlines 'new way of working in crisis' with $4.4B famine appeal for 4 countries

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Wednesday that responses to crises in South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia would see humanitarian and development groups work closely together to alleviate short-term suffering while looking for long-term stability.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.