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Aid Worker Diaries: “I was struck by the strength and resilience of the people in Ishinomaki.”

... a Japanese coastal town which was severely affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake   On 11 March 2011, Japan experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 12/03/2012 - 1:40pm - 0 attachments

CERF: Life-saving aid for pregnant women in Syria

... health teams.”    Since May 2011, CERF has provided more than $43 million to humanitarian partners in ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 24/09/2012 - 5:44pm - 0 attachments

DRC: Aid agencies struggle to help the wounded and displaced after attacks

... of attacks by armed groups has increased since November 2011. There was one vicious attack on New Year’s Eve and another on 4 ... people are currently displaced in the province. In 2011, 69 security incidents against aid workers were reported, one of which was ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 20/01/2012 - 1:36pm - 0 attachments

Yemen: Nearly a quarter of the population is severely food insecure, warns OCHA

... noted Ms. Bragg, who was last in the country in November 2011.    Humanitarian organizations have better access to ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 19/04/2012 - 9:55am - 0 attachments

Interview: Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan

... in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States in 2011, over 170,000 refugees have fled to South Sudan’s Unity and Upper ... have affected three times as many people compared to 2011.    Q. Has there been enough funding to carry out ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 25/10/2012 - 9:33am - 0 attachments