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Mali: Returning to Timbuktu

... to take them home to Timbuktu in the north. In April 2012, as armed groups advanced, they fled south to the town of Mopti. They left ... and his family, they were on their way home. Since 2012, conflict between armed groups and government forces has displaced ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 06/05/2013 - 9:22am - 0 attachments

ECOSOC: The real value of preparedness and resilience

... An innovative fund The fund was created in 2012 as an innovative way of providing resources for local disaster ... of the fund proving its worth. An allocation in late 2012 helped avert a disaster in the village of Hayoti Nav. An allocation of ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 16/07/2013 - 6:23pm - 0 attachments

Innovation: OCHA announces grant winners

... 8 March 2012, Ishinomaki, Japan: Staff at the Disaster Recovery Assistance Council ... response to the drought that hit Malawi in late 2012 and stretched into 2013. Food insecurity is hardly a new experience ...

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

Interview: Humanitarian Coordinator for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

... the country, are internally displaced. In November 2012, heavy fighting between government forces and the rebel group M-23 led to ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 11/02/2013 - 11:33am - 0 attachments

Yemen: Returning to Abyan

... fighting between the government and militants in Abyan in 2012. Credit: OCHA Yemen ... by violent conflict in southern Yemen in 2011 and 2012 have returned home. But support from UN agencies and humanitarian partners ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 29/07/2013 - 5:30pm - 0 attachments