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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...



Posted on 08/28/2013 - 09:21
October 2011, Hamhung City, DPRK: A mother and child in the WFP, WHO and UNICEF-supported Provincial Pediatric Hospital in Hamhung City, DPRK. Credit: OCHA/David Ohana The UN Resident Coordinator for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has warned that...



Posted on 08/28/2013 - 09:21
October 2011, Hamhung City, DPRK: A mother and child in the WFP, WHO and UNICEF-supported Provincial Pediatric Hospital in Hamhung City, DPRK. Credit: OCHA/David Ohana The UN Resident Coordinator for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has warned that...



Posted on 08/18/2013 - 19:05
16 August, Los Angeles: A World Humanitarian Day blimp in front of the iconic 'Hollywood' sign in Los Angeles. This year, the UN and its partners are asking people what they think the world needs more of. Credit: 2013 Hollywood Chamber of Commerce/Marshall Douglis...