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Philippines: Earthquake-affected communities fear being forgotten

... Oct 2013, Bohol, the Philippines: Workers in the town of Loon clear the debris from ... work have yet to arrive.” At the end of 2013, the aid community in Bohol had received only 22 per cent of the US$46 ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 24/01/2014 - 5:24pm - 0 attachments

Pakistan: New homes for Punjab’s poorest

... when floods swept through Pakistan’s Punjab Province in 2013 have received new homes with support from OCHA’s Emergency Response ... in rural Pakistan are used to. However, in August 2013, heavy monsoon rains triggered flooding across Punjab. Torrents of water ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 25/04/2014 - 8:27am - 0 attachments

The Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan, one year on

... the super typhoon that hit the Philippines on 8 November 2013, life has changed forever. Filipinos are ... which came crashing through the Philippines on 8 November 2013 was different to anything else previously experienced. The super typhoon ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 10/11/2014 - 11:51am - 0 attachments

Tajikistan: An earthquake, a cash grant, and a winter’s supply of coal

... 18 Dec 2013, Vahdat, Tajikistan: A boy plays by sacks of coal at the distribution ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 25/02/2014 - 10:51am - 0 attachments

World Humanitarian Summit: 5 things you need to know

... Ban Ki-moon when he announced the Summit in late 2013. “We need to find innovative ways to make humanitarian action more ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 23/06/2014 - 8:54am - 0 attachments