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14 December 2011 - 1:26pmTwenty years ago, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution, 46/182, to establish a global humanitarian system. The resolution called for governments and aid agencies around the world to work together to deal with the rising number of crises. Two decades on, that system is more...
14 December 2011 - 9:26amThe United Nations today called for US$ 7.7 billion for aid agencies to help 51 million people cope with humanitarian emergencies around the world in 2012. The appeals, issued in Geneva by UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos, and the EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Kristalina Georgieva, aim to assist...