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15 February 2012 - 5:09pmHeads of UN agencies, representatives from affected governments and major donors today called for an urgent scale up of humanitarian aid to help millions of people affected by hunger and malnutrition in the Sahel region of West Africa. In a joint statement issued at an emergency meeting at the World Food...
14 February 2012 - 7:18pmIn September 2011, a fuel explosion and fire in the Mukuru-Sinai slums of Nairobi, Kenya, killed more than 100 people and left another 100 with serious burns. The UN rushed a Rapid Environmental Emergency Assessment team to the scene, comprising experts from a Joint Environmental Unit run by OCHA and the...