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17 January 2014 - 2:07pmUnited Nations Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos has allocated US$95.5 million to sustain emergency aid operations in some of the world’s worst, yet most neglected, humanitarian crises. This funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is the first of its two-part annual allocation for...
19 March 2012 - 7:05pmIt is a quiet afternoon in Selimbey, one of the many deserted districts in the outskirts of Van in south-east Turkey, which is still recovering from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that shook the city in October 2011. Parts of Van are still deserted. But amid the ruins, some families do not have the resources...