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08 Sep 2016 description
As migration continues to accelerate at unprecedented levels, WHO calls on health leaders to create inclusive health systems sensitive to the needs of migrants.
07 Jul 2016 description
The latest allocation brings ECHO's total funding for disaster preparedness programmes in the region to more than €140 million since 1996, including €27 million in the last funding cycle.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
22 Nov 2013 description
Records were set in 2012 for the lowest number of new reported casualties, largest amount of landmine-contaminated land cleared, and highest level of global funding for mine action.
02 Nov 2012 description
New Roll Back Malaria report highlights malaria burden in Asia-Pacific Australia urges accelerated action against malaria in the region 2 November 2012, Sydney, AUSTRALIA: - As the Malaria 2012: Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific conference hosted by the Australian Government draws to a close,...
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
03 Oct 2011 description
GENEVA, 03 October, 2011– UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres warned today that an increasingly complex international environment is making it harder to find solutions for the world’s more than 43 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Speaking at the...