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Posted on 09/16/2013 - 09:28
August 2013, Champasak, Lao PDR: Dengue patients being treated at the Champasak hospital in southern Lao PDR. The country is struggling with its worst dengue outbreak in history. In August, public health facilities were stretched to their capacity. Credit: WHO/Dr. Luo...



Posted on 09/13/2013 - 08:31
(New York, 13 September 2013) Valerie Amos, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, today allocated US$50 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to boost the efforts of humanitarian agencies...



Posted on 09/11/2013 - 16:07
10 September 2013: As the political situation deteriorates in Syria, many Palestine refugees have sought shelter in Lebanon. They join a large population of refugees still displaced after the Nahr el-Bared Camp in northern Lebanon was closed in 2007. This latest influx...



Posted on 08/28/2013 - 09:21
October 2011, Hamhung City, DPRK: A mother and child in the WFP, WHO and UNICEF-supported Provincial Pediatric Hospital in Hamhung City, DPRK. Credit: OCHA/David Ohana The UN Resident Coordinator for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has warned that...



Posted on 08/28/2013 - 09:21
October 2011, Hamhung City, DPRK: A mother and child in the WFP, WHO and UNICEF-supported Provincial Pediatric Hospital in Hamhung City, DPRK. Credit: OCHA/David Ohana The UN Resident Coordinator for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has warned that...