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26 September 2013 - 5:41pmRepresentatives from some 90 Member States, civil society, the private sector and the United Nations system have pledged their support for the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, planned for 2016. At an event held during the UN General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that the Summit...
18 May 2012 - 4:16pmJust outside the village of Gollion in Switzerland, 37 emergency response specialists recently took part in a training exercise designed to give them the skills they will need when they are first on the scene of a major disaster. The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) training...