Middle East and North Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 07 | March – April 2013 (EN/AR)

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A 7.8 earthquake hit South-Eastern Iran on 16 April, close to the border with Pakistan. The impact was felt in both countries, with 14 people killed, 73 injured and two missing.

  • New and worsening humanitarian crises since 2011 have led to a considerable increase in CERF allocations to the MENA region. The largest recipients have been Pakistan, Syria and Yemen.

  • A group of humanitarian scholars, practitioners and policy makers identified important lessons for humanitarians based on historical episodes in the region.

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