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24 December 2012 - 11:06amIn 2012, UN agencies and humanitarian partners helped millions of people affected by natural disasters, food insecurity, conflicts and displacement across the globe. As the year draws to an end, OCHA’s Operations Director John Ging talks about some of the major challenges aid organizations faced in...
22 March 2011 - 4:07pm22 March is World Water Day. Providing people with access to safe water and to sanitation is incredibly important in any emergency. Without clean drinking water people cannot survive. Without proper sanitation and good hygiene, the risk of water-borne diseases puts people’s lives further at risk...