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27 July 2015 - 10:17amFlood season began in April in Tajikistan, but this year Malika, 51, mother of six, was ready to protect her village. As water and mud began flowing down the hills that surrounding her village of Shokhindoz in the Rasht Valley, Malika organized a team of fifteen women and two men on a three-day operation...
22 November 2013 - 3:26pmReturning from her visit to areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos said the scale and impact of the massive disaster continues to require a massive response. Two weeks on, over 13 million people remain affected, including 4.3 million people who have lost...