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DRC: UN calls for $892.6 million for aid in 2013

... massive displacement in North and South Kivus. Since April 2012, more than half a million people have fled from their villages due to ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 07/02/2013 - 5:09pm - 0 attachments

Philippines: Bridging the information gap

... January 2013, Mindanao, Philippines: Typhoon Bopha was the 2012's deadliest storm. It killed over 1,000 people and affecting 6.2 million ... When Typhoon Bopha struck the southern Philippines in late 2012, a lack of information and unfamiliarity with warning systems may have ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 04/06/2013 - 8:22am - 0 attachments

Syria: The action we can take

... 2012, Idlib, Syria: Civilians flee from fighting after Syrian army tanks ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 11/09/2013 - 12:11pm - 0 attachments

Yemen: Addressing the plight of migrants from the Horn of Africa

... last flight to carry migrants from Yemen was in September 2012, when 210 migrants went back home to Ethiopia. OCHA is currently working ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 16/04/2013 - 4:16pm - 0 attachments

Big data and humanitarianism: 5 things you need to know

... crises, or respond to them more quickly. For example, a 2012 study demonstrated that real-time monitoring of Twitter messages in Haiti ... of Typhoon Bopha hitting the Philippines at the end of 2012, the Digital Humanitarian Network was able to categorize 20,000 social ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 27/06/2013 - 2:45pm - 0 attachments