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PHILIPPINES/ DAVID BECKHAM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham visited with children in Tacloban, Philippines Thursday and saw  firsthand the work UNICEF is doing on the ground following the devastating typhoon in November. UNICEF

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SOMALIA / ETHIOPIAN FORCES

Ethiopian forces have deployed in Belet Weyne, in South Central Somalia as they begin their duties under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). More than 4,000 Ethiopian troops have been integrated into AMISOM.

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UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

In a Security Council meeting on the cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organizations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the Council needs to "live up to the promises made around this table" regarding the Central African Republic, adding they need to "act swiftly and robustly in the face of such bloodshed." UNTV

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SYRIA / HOMS EVACUATION UPDATE

UN agencies and partner organizations continue to evacuate residents and deliver aid to the Old City of Homs. To date, more than half of the estimated 2,500 civilians seeking a safe route to exit the city have left. UNHCR

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GENEVA / HOMS DETAINEES WRAP

The UN Refugee Agency warned that dozens of men and boys aged 15 to 55 — who left Old Homs during an agreed cease-fire, are still being held and questioned by Syrian authorities. CH UNTV / UNTV

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GENEVA / YABROUD MILITARY BUILDUP

The United Nations expressed concern at reports of a major military buildup and the increased threat to the population in the town of Yabroud, an opposition-held area in the Qalamoun mountains of Syria. CH UNTV

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SYRIA / HOMS FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) delivered a month supply of food Wednesday (12 Feb) for 2,500 people in the Old City of Homs. WFP  

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