Posted on 03/01/2013 - 12:10

Source: United Nations Foundation

This week, David Guetta, Usher, and Taio Cruz, together with the United Nations Foundation, launched a 5-minute film that tells the story behind the headlines and urges people to help hundreds of thousands of families affected by the food crisis in West Africa’s Sahel region. The film was produced in collaboration with the United
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Posted on 02/12/2013 - 14:11

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Mozambique

(Johannesburg, 11 February 2013): Heavy and persistent rains in January have led to massive flooding in southern Mozambique, killing 105 people and temporarily displacing an estimated 150,000 people. Hundreds of houses were destroyed and crops and infrastructure were severely damaged. More reports...



Posted on 01/23/2013 - 14:41


Aid agencies continue to treat malnourished children in mobile clinics in northern Yemen. Credit: Yemen Humanitarian Communication Network

UN allocates emergency funding to boost operations in 12 poorly-funded emergencies.

The UN humanitarian chief has announced the allocation of some US$100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving...



Posted on 01/23/2013 - 14:37
Aid agencies continue to treat malnourished children in mobile clinics in northern Yemen. Credit: Yemen Humanitarian Communication Network UN allocates emergency funding to boost operations in 12 poorly-funded emergencies.

The UN humanitarian chief has announced the allocation of some US$100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving aid to people in 12...



Posted on 01/16/2013 - 14:25


School feeding programme in Malawi. Credit: WFP

Nearly 2 million Malawians, including 300,000 children, do not have enough to eat.

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$3.2 million to UN agencies and humanitarian partners to help nearly 2 million people who are facing food insecurity in Malawi. Chronic poverty, dry weather, poor harvests and rising...