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CERF: UN allocates US$104 million to 13 of the world's most neglected crises

... as Pakistan, Myanmar, Somalia, Niger and Colombia. In 2011, Somalia received some $15 million for drought and famine relief. Pakistan ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 25/01/2012 - 7:08pm - 0 attachments

The Philippines: Local governments take the lead in disaster recovery

... Washi swept across Mindanao in the Philippines in Dec 2011, bringing strong winds and heavy rains, massive flooding and landslides. ... support at the onset of the emergency in December 2011. After a training course in March, the clusters were handed over to the ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 31/05/2012 - 2:47pm - 0 attachments

CAR: Facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian funding shortfalls

... received less than 50 per cent of the required funding in 2011 to provide life-saving aid and longer-term support. So far this year, only ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 06/03/2012 - 4:52am - 0 attachments

Niger: Hit by a food crisis, Tillabéry now faces a cholera epidemic

... of cases registered throughout the entire country in 2011. At this rate, we should be prepared for at least 9,000 cases by ... is so prone to cholera. We’ve had cases in 2010 and 2011, but this time it is really getting serious.”   ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 14/08/2012 - 6:29pm - 0 attachments

Côte d’Ivoire: Helping displaced families return home

... as well as access to food and health services. In August 2011, however, she decided to return to Blody despite not knowing what had ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 17/01/2012 - 7:07pm - 0 attachments