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19 March 2015 - 1:00pmRepresentatives from 187 UN Member States adopted the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda—a far-reaching new framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) that has seven targets and four priorities for action. The agreement was reached at the Third World Conference on Disaster...
17 July 2013 - 2:04pmThe UN and its humanitarian partners have revised their global humanitarian plans for 2013, and are now appealing for nearly US$13 billion to provide assistance to tens of millions of people in 24 countries. This is the largest annual amount requested in the history of Consolidated Humanitarian Appeals....