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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 The...



Posted on 08/16/2013 - 11:37
14 August 2013: The ongoing intercommunal fighting between State and non-state armed groups in South Sudan has continued to deteriorate. Pibor County in Jonglei State is now one of the deadliest areas in South Sudan. High levels of direct targeting of civilians have...



Posted on 07/31/2013 - 11:58
31 July 2013, New York: The CERF Semi-Annual Update has been issued. Get an overview of CERF's activities since the beginning of the year: : CERF Annual Report 2012 On 3 June 2013, the CERF secretariat released the 2012 CERF Annual Report,...



Posted on 07/18/2013 - 13:16
Source: OCHA press releases are available at www.unocha.org or www.reliefweb.int Country: New York 18 July 2013, Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos has announced an additional allocation of US$1.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to...



Posted on 07/17/2013 - 11:11
On 16 July, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, announced the allocation of some US$75 million for humanitarian work in neglected crises in thirteen countries around the world. These new...