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...



Posted on 10/23/2012 - 16:37


Family affected by the floods in Jaffarabad and Nasirabad districts in Balochistan. Credit: OCHA

Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $9.9 million to help millions of people who have lost their homes.

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$9.9 million to help flood-hit communities in Pakistan’s Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh...



Posted on 10/23/2012 - 16:31
Family affected by the floods in Jaffarabad and Nasirabad districts in Balochistan. Credit: OCHA Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $9.9 million to help millions of people who have lost their homes.

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$9.9 million to help flood-hit communities in Pakistan’s Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh Provinces. Since...



Posted on 10/19/2012 - 15:57


June, 2012: A farmers in Lesotho who participated in FAO's pilot programme to strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Credit: IRIN/Mujahid Safodien

UN deputy humanitarian chief says preparedness is key to ending chronic poverty.

UN deputy humanitarian chief Catherine Bragg wrapped up her five-day visit to southern Africa today with a call for regional...