Briefing on his recent visit to Pakistan, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes says that with the large number of displaced in Pakistan using schools as refuge, there is concern over where children will go once classes begin in September. UNTV / FILE
President of the Security Council for the month of July, Ugandan Ambassador Ruhakana Rugunda said that members of the Council have called on Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to seize the moment as “the opportunity is still there” to sign the Final Peace Agreement.
The Indian government with help from the World Bank is bringing water to people’s homes. Obtaining water can be a challenge in India, women and young girls often wait in line for hours at public distribution points. WORLD BANK
UNICEF provides Early Childhood Development kits to the displaced in Georgia. The kit contains early-learning, psycho-social and play materials for infants and young children from birth to the age of six. UNICEF
Speaking today in Geneva, Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, Director of the Initiative for Vaccine Research of the World Health Organization (WHO) says that all countries including low income countries would need to have access to the H1N1 vaccine.