"The lean winter season is fast approaching, and without additional funding, food stocks will run out at the end of September," warned a top U.N. official.
North Korea closed its border to nearly all traffic near the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year and claims to not have confirmed a single case.
The UN agencies said that the humanitarian needs of Afghans "should not and cannot be neglected."
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a joint statement as the Taliban seizes power in Afghanistan.
Meeting adversaries halfway doesn't work with people who take a generational view of victory and believe the deity is on their side.
The Security Council called for immediate access for U.N. and other humanitarian personnel to provide aid, "including across conflict lines" in Afghanistan.
"The world is following events in Afghanistan with a heavy heart and deep disquiet about what lies ahead," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
"There are already reports of target killings and looting in the city. Kabul residents are living in absolute fear right now," Ghulam M. Isaczai said.
"All of us have seen the images in real-time: chaos, unrest, uncertainty and fear," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said.
"One of the most important lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic is that when scientists are warning about a looming threat, we all ought to listen," Gore said.
The report said the past five decades had the fastest temperature increases in at least 2,000 years.
"The legacies of colonialism and slavery continue to permeate into contemporary forms of racial discrimination. An urgent and firm action is needed to address and eliminate racial discrimination," U.N. Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism E. Tendayi Achiume told Newsweek.
Violence erupted at the assassinated president's funeral on Friday. The U.S. and United Nations delegations quickly left the scene.
The first Refugee Olympic Team, which consisted of 10 athletes, competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Myanmar's Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin wants to appoint former military member Aung Thurein to replace the country's current U.N. ambassador.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said: "If the recent allegations about the use of Pegasus are even partly true, then that red line has been crossed again."
The UNESCO committee deemed the Great Barrier Reef "in danger." Australian government suspected it was a political move on China's part.
The chief cited Ethiopia's Tigray region, Afghanistan and Yemen as areas of concern.
"Instead of coordinating aid, (they) are widely engaged in coordinating, from a distance, campaigns of propaganda to harass and defame the Ethiopian government," said an Ethiopian spokesman.
While North Korea conceded it faces challenges, its report also raved about the life people in the country live, including its universal health care system.
The deadliest shipwreck so far this year took place April 22 off Libya, when 130 people drowned despite sending multiple distress calls.
About 10 percent of people globally are likely undernourished and hunger eclipsed population growth in 2020, according to a report by five U.N. agencies.
The U.N. Security Council gave unanimous approval for the delivery of aid on Friday, which will provide lifesaving aid to 3.4 million Syrians.
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Sousan "stressed the need to raise a loud voice over the violations of the Turkish and American occupation forces against the Syrian people."
Released by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the report stated that North Korea is expected to produce a "near-average level" of food crop, which is around 5.6 million tons.
People in Myanmar "continue peaceful protests despite the massive use of lethal force against them, including heavy weaponry," said the U.N. human rights chief.