Live Twitterview with Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos

13 December, 2012
Live Twitterview with Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos

How will the UN and its partners help tens of millions of people who urgently need humanitarian aid in 2013? What is it like to be the top UN official responsible for emergency relief, Valerie Amos? How is the international aid system changing to respond better to challenges like the effects of climate change?

Find out the answer to these questions and more in a live interview on Twitter between Thomson Reuters Foundation's website AlertNet and humanitarian chief Valerie Amos.

This is your chance to ask questions about humanitarian crises around the world and how Valerie Amos sees her role as Emergency Relief Coordinator.


When? Tuesday 18 December at 11:00 – 11:30am EST / 4:00 -4:30pm GMT (See your local time and date here)

Where? On Twitter @ValerieAmos @AlertNet & @UNOCHA

How? Join the conversation by posting YOUR questions using hashtag #AskValerie

Not on Twitter? You can still post your questions on Facebook. We will share them with Valerie Amos and post some answers after the interview @

Valerie Amos visited displaced people in Myanmar earlier this month [watch video]

See a photo gallery of Ms. Amos meeting Syrian refugees in Jordan here.

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