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12 December 2011 - 4:36pmTwenty 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...
12 December 2011 - 2:11pmThe UN and aid agencies appealed for US$38 million today to help nearly 700,000 people living in war-torn and disaster-prone areas in the southern Filipino island of Mindanao. “The situation remains fragile, and the people continue to live in fear and uncertainty,” said Jacqui Badcock, UN...