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13 December 2011 - 4:59pmTwenty years ago, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution, 46/182, to establish a global humanitarian system. The resolution called for governments and aid agencies around the world to work together to deal with the rising number of crises. Two decades on, that system is more...
13 December 2011 - 2:58pmThe UN and aid agencies called for US$1.5 billion today to continue addressing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Somalia, where four million people lack basic necessities such as food, water and shelter. “With the humanitarian situation expected to remain critical well into next year...