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13 October 2011 - 8:33pmOCHA is coordinating international relief efforts to urgently supply water, sanitation and healthcare to Tuvalu and Tokelau, amid fears that both Pacific islands are running out of water. Tokelau and Tuvalu have recently declared a state of emergency, following months of severe drought. Approximately 12,...
13 October 2011 - 4:00pmThe UN today highlights the essential role played by children and young people in preparing for natural disasters, as it commemorates this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction. The Day (IDDR) is marked annually on 13 October to celebrate and raise awareness about how people, communities...