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UNHCR / REFUGEES IDP REPORT

  The UN refugee agency today (7 January)  reported that war in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere had uprooted an “unprecedented” total of about  5.5 million people during the first six months of 2014. UNIFEED

7 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SIERRA LEONE CHOLERA

The World Health Organization (WHO) today (20 September) said that as of 17 September 2012, a total of 18,900 cases including 273 deaths had been reported in the ongoing cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone since the beginning of the year. WHO IFRC

20 Sep 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SAHEL CRISIS

The UN Refugee Agency warned today (3 Aug.) that the Mali conflict could "spread to the whole region," and asked for support for Mali refugees.

3 Aug 2012 | Read More »

SAHEL / CHOLERA

UN agencies warned today that children in the Sahel region are at acute risk from an upsurge in cholera. More than 29,000 cases have been reported so far this year. CH UNTV

10 Jul 2012 | Read More »

EGYPT / ELECTION PREPS

UNDP yesterday opened a two-day meeting in Cairo, Egypt, of more than 50 experts from Arab states and from India, Mexico and South Africa to help conduct fair and transparent elections in the Arab States currently undergoing social transformations. UNDP

3 May 2011 | Read More »

MIDDLE EAST / PRIVATE SECTOR

A new World Bank report calls on the Middle East and North Africa region to strengthen the private sector, which will be vital to create the 40 million more jobs the region’s growing population will need over the next ten years. WORLD BANK

10 Nov 2009 | Read More »

 

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