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Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:14
10 October 2013: Since early September, fighting between the Moro National Liberation Front and the Armed Forces of the Philippines has claimed the lives of at least 130 people and destroyed more than 10,000 houses in the Santa Catalina district of Zamboanga City. An...



Posted on 11/11/2013 - 13:56
10 Nov 2013, Tacloban City, Philippines: A group of people line up at an aid distribution in Tacloban City, Leyte Province - one of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan. An estimated 9.8 million people are now believed to have been affected by the story. Credit...



Posted on 11/06/2013 - 10:25
DAKAR, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - In 2010, prominent UK-based international NGOs joined forces to manage an emergency rapid response fund (ERF), which aimed to provide quicker, more cost-effective, impartial aid directly to local NGOs. The results of this effort were...



Posted on 10/28/2013 - 08:38
(Niamey, 24 October 2013): Valerie Amos, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, has allocated US$7.9 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost implementation of nine underfunded humanitarian...



Posted on 10/22/2013 - 10:44
September 2013, Khartoum, Sudan: A boy stands in flood water in Khartoum's Soba Kangour neighbourhood. Tens of families were affected by the floods that struck in August and September. Credit: OCHA Almost 70,000 families were affected by floods that washed across...