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Posted on 07/17/2013 - 11:11
On 16 July, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, announced the allocation of some US$75 million for humanitarian work in neglected crises in thirteen countries around the world. These new...



Posted on 07/11/2013 - 09:10
Kaga-Bandoro, CAR: An estimated 1.6 million people in the Central African Republic are in need of humanitarian assistance. Credit: IRC The Humanitarian Coordinator for the Central African Republic says that despite the challenges, the UN and its partners will continue...



Posted on 07/11/2013 - 09:10
Kaga-Bandoro, CAR: An estimated 1.6 million people in the Central African Republic are in need of humanitarian assistance. Credit: IRC The Humanitarian Coordinator for the Central African Republic says that despite the challenges, the UN and its partners will...



Posted on 06/28/2013 - 13:47
At the end of May, more than 100 cases of yellow fever were reported in the South Ari district of Ethiopia’s South Omo zone. Thirty-nine of these cases were fatal. Yellow fever requires an immediate response as it is highly transmissible, causing massive...



Posted on 06/07/2013 - 10:39
New surveys by the UN estimate that hundreds of thousands of people are food insecure in Senegal. Last year’s UN investigations estimated that 255,600 children aged between 6 and 59 months were suffering from moderate acute malnutrition, whereas another 31,900...