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13. – HUMANITARIAN AID AND RELIEF

2014/ YEAR IN REVIEW

2014 – The biggest ever Outbreak of Ebola wreaking havoc in West Africa – new depths of terror in the Middle East – tensions turning violent in Eastern Europe –  a world struggling to cope as crises piled up. The United Nations called on World Leaders to be resourceful, nurture the seeds of hope – [...]

25 Dec 2014 | Read More »

ROME / TSUNAMI

Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies like the tsunami, but there is still room for improvement, the United Nations’ food agency (FAO) said today.  FAO

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / XMAS CRISIS

Lean holiday season is looming for some 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by ISIL as funding for United Nations World Food Programme dwindles. WFP

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS

The year 2014 was the deadliest year on record for migration, the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), said today. UNIFEED

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UNHCR / MIGRANTS AT SEA

Wrapping up a high level meeting on the problem of seaborne migrants, the UN refugee agency has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal nations and regional blocs over how to respond to the growing number of people making risky sea journeys in search of asylum [...]

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / HOPE

A Syrian family finds a new home in Germany, and medical assistance for  a rare blood disease for their two sons.  UNHCR

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / AMOS GUTERRES

Humanitarian organizations need (USD) 16.4 billion to help almost 60 million of the world's most vulnerable people in 2015. UNTV CH

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / SYRIAN REFUGEES

A Syrian refugee finds a home in Germany, schooling for himself and his family and medical support for his son who was born near deaf. UNHCR

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

The United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan is stepping up its military patrolling in areas surrounding Pibor in Jonglei State in a bid to improve protection of civilians and establish a better security environment. UNMISS

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / KANG SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang said that the humanitarian community needs to do "some innovative, out-of-the-box thinking" if it's to provide humanitarian aid to estimated 78 million people in 22 countries that will need assistance in 2015. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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