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LEBANON / MIA FARROW 2

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow asks the world to step up aid for Syrian refugees. UNICEF

17 Jan 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KISMAYO

After decades of war in Somalia, thousands of people left the port city of Kismayo and are living in camps. The militants have now fled the city and there is relative calm, still those displaced to Mogadishu say they will not go back. UNHCR

26 Nov 2012 | Read More »

HAITI / ISAAC EVACUATION

With tropical storm Isaac heading towards Haiti the government today (24 August) is attempting to evacuate as many as possible of the 300,000 people still living in tent camps since the 2010 earthquake. MINUSTAH

24 Aug 2012 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / RETURNEES HOUSING

UNHCR and the government of South Sudan are running a transitional shelter program for returnees. In the last fourteen months, more than 360,000 men, women and children have come home from the north. UNHCR

29 Dec 2011 | Read More »

HAITI / RELOCATION OF IDPS

The International Organization for Migration works with the Interim Commission for the Reconstruction of Haiti on Project 16/6 designed to relocate the internally displaced as well as reconstruct 16 districts in Port au Prince. More than half a million Haitians still remain in IDP sites and informal settlements today. MINUSTAH

11 Nov 2011 | Read More »

UN / WORLD POPULATION REPORT

To mark World Population Day this year, UNFPA launched the “7 Billion Actions” campaign to promote dialogue on the challenges, opportunities and actions that will be needed to ensure a better future for humanity. UNFPA / FILE

11 Jul 2011 | Read More »

UN / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS LAUNCH

The effects of urbanization and climate change are converging in dangerous ways that seriously threaten the world’s environmental, economic and social stability, according to the newly released Global Report on Human Settlements. UNTV / FILE

12 May 2011 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco urged parties to “find a way towards an agreement” on the Israeli-Palestinian issue, saying that such an agreement could act as “an important stabilizing force in the Middle East.” UNTV

22 Mar 2011 | Read More »

HAITI / HOUSING ASSESSMENT

Housing assessments and community projects in Haiti are slowly helping reconstruct the country still devastated by last year’s earthquake. WORLD BANK

10 Jan 2011 | Read More »

HAITI / SCHOOLS

Local structural engineer Marie Ginette Mathurin works with UNICEF to build schools for children who represent more than 60 percent of the Haitian population. UNICEF

6 Jan 2011 | Read More »

 

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