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31 Dec 2006 description

Working together

By Nana Wiedemann, Director of the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support

When we send this newsletter out all over the world we often wonder: Who are the readers? What do they like to read about?

All over the world Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies are working with Psychosocial Support both in their national and international programmes.

12 Oct 2006 description

(Geneva and New York: 12 October 2006): Convening in Geneva today, the Advisory Group to the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will examine the success of the Fund in its first seven months of operation and recommend a funding goal for 2007.

Fifty-two Member States, Japan's Hyogo Prefecture and the private organization Disaster Resource Network have pledged more than $273 million to the Fund's grant facility since its 9 March 2006 inauguration.