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2 February 2011ERC Amos is in Kenya to assess humanitarian challenges brought about by changing weather patterns and rapid urbanization and to stress the need for adequate measures to build community resilience and preparedness. Read more >> More on Kenya >>
1 February 2011An Appeal for USD 32.7 million was launched on 18 January to meet an increase in humanitarian needs in Côte d'Ivoire and neighbouring countries should the crisis worsen. The emergency plan will also support the ongoing humanitarian response. A separate appeal for USD 55 million is also being...
31 January 2011 - 9:02pmSibanda, an orphan who was forced out of school following his parents’ deaths, participated in a food for work project implemented by Environment Africa (EA), a local NGO based in Victoria Falls. With approval from the Emergency Response Fund (ERF) Advisory Board chaired by the Humanitarian...
18 January 2011The crisis at a glance A 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, affecting 3 million people. In Port-au-Prince 2.8 million people affected; in Léogane / Gressier 70% of homes destroyed or damaged. Response activities of UN and partners for 2010, requiring $1.5 billion, currently...