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14 December 2012 - 10:01amThe United Nations today called for US$ 8.5 billion for aid agencies to help 51 million people cope with humanitarian emergencies in 2013. The Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) for next year, launched in Rome by UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos, World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin...
6 July 2012 - 3:34pmHumanitarian needs continue to rise in Afghanistan as conflict and recurrent natural disasters affect millions of Afghans and cause civilian casualties and displacement every year. So far in 2012, about 300 natural disasters have affected more than 200,000 people. The planned withdrawal of the...