Aid worker diary: Building resilience in Tajikistan’s isolated east
11 June, 2013
22 May 2013, GBAO, Tajikistan: The head of the Community Early Response Team (CERT) for the village of Baroj points out the site of a mountain remote lake that in 2012 almost burst. It would have wiped away his village. But the team, with support from an NGO, drained it in time... Read More >>
Kyrgyzstan: A new bridge and a safer future
29 April, 2013
10 April 2013, Taldyk, Kyrgyzstan: A man fishes by the new bridge built by UNDP, WFP, local authorities and community members. Cars can now cross over the river, and people no longer fear being cut off by the Spring floods. Credit: OCHA/Z. Nurmukhambetova
Preparedness and... Read More >>
Humanitarian Issues: A new way to access information
21 March, 2013
The Humanitarian Kiosk (H.Kiosk) application provides a range of up-to-the-minute humanitarian related information from emergencies around the world.
Q and A on Humanitarian Kiosk app.
What is Humanitarian Kiosk?
One of the challenges faced by humanitarian workers is... Read More >>
Humanitarian Appeal: UN calls for US$ 8.5 billion to help 51 million people in 16 countries
14 December, 2012
14 Dec: UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos (middle), World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Michel Roy launch the Consolidated Appeal Process 2013 in Rome. Credit: WFP
As we enter 2013, there is no let-up in... Read More >>
Aid worker diary: Making villages safer in Kyrgyzstan
16 October, 2012
Muratbek Koshoev, a Kyrgyz native, joined OCHA’s Regional Office for the Caucasus and Central Asia earlier this year as an aid worker. Credit: OCHA
Local people and humanitarians work to reduce the risk of floods.
When Muratbek Koshoev, a Kyrgyz native, joined OCHA’s... Read More >>
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