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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

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Taken by Storm: responding to the impacts of climate change

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Using personal stories from Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya, Malawi, El Salvador, Bolivia and the Philippines, the report reveals the stark reality of life as a result of extreme weather events such as drought and flooding.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 19 - 25 March

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 - 18 March

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 04 – 11 March

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Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 1, March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO’s forecasts for global cereal production, consumption, trade and stocks in 2013/14 have all been raised since February, with overall supply conditions significantly improved compared to the previous season.

  • Export prices of wheat rose in February mainly on concerns about the 2014 winter wheat crop in the United States. Prices of maize also increased, supported by strong domestic and export demand for feed and industrial use. Overall, however, cereal export prices remained below their year-earlier levels.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 February – 04 March

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18 - 25 February

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 28 January – 04 February

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250 Million Children In The World Cannot Read And USAID Is Doing Something About It

Two hundred and fifty million children in the world cannot read according to the recently released Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All; 130 million of them are in primary school. That’s equal to more than a third of the population of the United States. If these children do not learn to read they will have fewer opportunities and struggle with learning for the rest of their lives. Learning to read in the early grades is critical and hard work.

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CERF 2013 Summary

Member States and the private sector contributed $474 million to CERF for 2013—the highest-ever annual total. An additional $6.7 million was pledged and remains outstanding.

CERF received more than $502 million in contributions during 2013, including payments for 2012 and early funding for 2014. See table on the right for more details.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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CERF Quarterly Update - October-December 2013

CERF and its partners were challenged by a series of large, complex crises in the Central African Republic, the Philippines, Syria and Yemen, affecting 35 million people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 21 - 28 January

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 14 - 21 January

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 07 – 14 January

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 17 December – 07 January

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 10 – 17 December

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 03 – 10 December

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 26 November – 3 December

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