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16 July 2013 - 6:09pmOn 17 July, the second high-level panel of the 2013 ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment will explore how humanitarian organizations can seize the opportunities presented by new technologies to innovate and improve their response to disasters. On 5 December 2012, Typhoon Bopha struck the island of...
16 July 2013 - 8:53amMore than 600,000 Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon since the start of the Syria crisis in 2011. By the end of the year, Syrian refugees could make up an estimated 20 per cent of Lebanon’s entire population, says Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins. Mr. Watkins, who oversees the work of the...