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29 Aug 2011 description

28 Aug 2011 12:39

Aug 28 (Reuters) - United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro visited the wounded on Sunday from a bomb blast at the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria on Friday.

Here are some facts about U.N. casualties and major attacks on U.N. offices

SOME U.N. NUMBERS:

  • Up to Aug. 17 at least 17 United Nations personnel have been killed in 2011 while carrying out their duties.

22 Jan 2010 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.