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Posted on 09/19/2013 - 14:03
(New York, 19 September 2013): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of six new members to the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). The Advisory Group’s newest members come from a range of...



Posted on 09/16/2013 - 09:28
August 2013, Champasak, Lao PDR: Dengue patients being treated at the Champasak hospital in southern Lao PDR. The country is struggling with its worst dengue outbreak in history. In August, public health facilities were stretched to their capacity. Credit: WHO/Dr. Luo...



Posted on 09/16/2013 - 09:28
August 2013, Champasak, Lao PDR: Dengue patients being treated at the Champasak hospital in southern Lao PDR. The country is struggling with its worst dengue outbreak in history. In August, public health facilities were stretched to their capacity. Credit: WHO/Dr. Luo...



Posted on 09/13/2013 - 08:31
(New York, 13 September 2013) Valerie Amos, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, today allocated US$50 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to boost the efforts of humanitarian agencies...



Posted on 09/11/2013 - 16:07
10 September 2013: As the political situation deteriorates in Syria, many Palestine refugees have sought shelter in Lebanon. They join a large population of refugees still displaced after the Nahr el-Bared Camp in northern Lebanon was closed in 2007. This latest influx...