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Report: Time to abandon broken, reactive approach to aid

... or cultural heritage. This changed at the end of 2013. Both cities were affected by massive calamities that dominated global ... was only the 78th largest recipient of development aid in 2013 $38 trillion dollars The report says that this shift needs to ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 07/04/2014 - 8:17am - 0 attachments

Somalia: Aid groups investigate polio outbreak

... Somalia, 2013: A young girl receives a polio vaccination during a UNICEF/WHO campaign in 2013. Credit: UNICEF ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 20/08/2014 - 1:20pm - 0 attachments

Niger: A convergence of crises

... their home was destroyed by record flooding in November 2013. Communities here have been forced to deal with a range of challenges, ... here when the Komadougou River burst its banks in November 2013, reaching almost five metres – a height not seen in almost 40 years. ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 30/01/2014 - 2:36pm - 0 attachments

Chad: UN Humanitarian Chief calls for more resources to tackle “extremely challenging situation”

... evacuated by plane from Bangui, CAR to Chad from December 2013 to February 2014. Credit: OCHA/Philippe Kropf ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 12/05/2014 - 1:57pm - 0 attachments

Philippines: Valerie Amos hails progress post Haiyan, warns severe needs remain

... Typhoon Haiyan hit the centre of the country in November 2013. She hailed progress made by communities and aid groups but warned that ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 28/02/2014 - 7:08pm - 0 attachments