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17 August 2012 - 6:01pmOn World Humanitarian Day, we remember our colleagues who have been killed while working to help others. In 2011, 308 humanitarian workers were killed, injured or kidnapped. Most of them were local staff, and most of them were targeted because of their work. This year, we are marking World...
1 May 2012 - 4:21pmThe early warning systems and preparedness levels of several Indian Ocean countries were tested on 11 April when an 8.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued alerts in Indonesia, Thailand, India and Myanmar as soon as the earthquake struck...