Posted on 11/21/2012 - 10:36
5 November 2012: Children stand in Thea Chaung camp. Credit: UNOCHA/ Nicole Lawrence Funding request increased after October clashes.

The western state of Rakhine, Myanmar is nestled between the border with Bangladesh and the Rakhine Mountains. Inter-communal violence in Rakhine in June and October led to some 115,000 people fleeing their homes in fear and taking shelter in some of the...



Posted on 11/02/2012 - 17:16


26 Oct, Haiti: Parts of Haiti affected by Hurricane Sandy which caused heavy rains and winds, overflowing rivers and flooding homes. About 60 people were killed and 1.8 million people have been affected. Credit: MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

UN agencies and humanitarian partners are working with the Haitian Government to assist families in urgent need of food, water and shelter.

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Posted on 11/02/2012 - 17:10
26 Oct, Haiti: Parts of Haiti affected by Hurricane Sandy which caused heavy rains and winds, overflowing rivers and flooding homes. About 60 people were killed and 1.8 million people have been affected. Credit: MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi UN agencies and humanitarian partners are working with the Haitian Government to assist families in urgent need of food, water and shelter.

Hurricane Sandy...



Posted on 11/02/2012 - 10:51


Aid worker delivers relief supplies to families displaced by floods. Credit: OCHA

Aid organizations are assisting people with food, water, shelter and healthcare but more funding is urgently needed.

Mai Shahzadi and her four children are among more than a quarter of a million people living in temporary settlements following monsoon floods that have affected more than 5...



Posted on 11/02/2012 - 10:38
Aid worker delivers relief supplies to families displaced by floods. Credit: OCHA Aid organizations are assisting people with food, water, shelter and healthcare but more funding is urgently needed.

Mai Shahzadi and her four children are among more than a quarter of a million people living in temporary settlements following monsoon floods that have affected more than 5 million people...