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Humanitarian Issues: Tackling environmental emergencies in slums

... cities. In September 2011, a fuel explosion and fire in the Mukuru-Sinai slums of Nairobi, Kenya, ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 21/02/2012 - 4:18pm - 0 attachments

HC Interview: Afghanistan

... in Afghanistan's northeast. Credit: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi/2011 ... and Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan in July 2011, calls on the international community not to abandon Afghanistan again. In ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 04/02/2013 - 3:44pm - 0 attachments

Sudan: Families from South Sudan stranded in Khartoum

... "Since the independence of South Sudan in 2011, scores of people have returned from Sudan but many are still waiting, ... South Sudan, which became an independent country in July 2011. Over the last few years, humanitarian organizations such as the ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 07/03/2013 - 10:34am - 0 attachments

Innovation: OCHA announces grant winners

... experiences of local governments following the devastating 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan. Japan’s ... seen as a benchmark for other countries. However, the 2011 disaster challenged this capacity. For example, local governments had to ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 31/10/2013 - 9:49am - 0 attachments

Haiti: Cholera vaccines for 200,000 people

... Fund for cholera prevention efforts. Since 2011, CERF has allocated $24.6 million to help humanitarian partners respond to ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 14/08/2014 - 6:48pm - 0 attachments