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31 Dec 2012 description
WASH Update According to preliminary results of the seasonal assessment, water sources are rapidly drying up in lowland drought-prone woredas of East and West Harerge zones of Oromia Region, with early livestock migration reported from Kumbi, Meyu and Midhaga Tola (East Harerge) and Burka Dhintu...
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN refugee agency has sent a planeload of supplies to Yemen as part of its ongoing assistance to IDPs who have returned to Abyan Governorate over the last few month.
31 Dec 2012 description
Zambia's Minister of Home Affairs, Edgar Lungu, granted the first three residency permits to former Angolan refugee family in a ceremony in the capital Lusaka, witnessed by UNHCR and a delegation from the African Union, which supported the local integration process by donating US$100,000.
31 Dec 2012 description
report The New York Times
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Sunday distributed emergency cold-weather supplies to families in a refugee camp where two days earlier a 3-year-old died of exposure to the freezing temperatures.
31 Dec 2012 description
UNMIT completes its mandate on 31 December 2012. Find out more about the closure in the Fact Sheet and by visiting the [Momentum](http://www.momentum.tl/en/index.html) website.
31 Dec 2012 description
Camps are being prepared to deal with the expected harsh winter near the border with Syria.
31 Dec 2012 description
This guidance note helps government officials to plan in advance for disaster recovery, in order to ensure that communities "build back better" following a natural disaster.
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN in Haiti is strongly committed to “accompagnement” of Haiti in its aspirations for greater autonomy, stronger governance, development and reduction in the vulnerability of the majority living in poverty
31 Dec 2012 description
More than three weeks since Typhoon Bopha made land-fall in eastern Mindanao, gaps in humanitarian assistance exist across the board, as the number of people affected continues to grow
31 Dec 2012 description
Nearly all of the resources necessary to respond to the estimated 1.97 million people identified as food-insecure are secured
31 Dec 2012 description
report IRIN
The cholera epidemic that struck Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2012 is winding down. What to do now? Start preparing - for cholera.
31 Dec 2012 description
Almost 58,000 people are served in 60 evacuation centers in Bicol and Western Visayas, while nearly 974,000 remain displaced in the areas hit by Typhoon Bopha
31 Dec 2012 description
The policy aims to strengthen the way OCHA responds to humanitarian crises by ensuring awareness of the different needs, capacities and voices of all affected population groups.
31 Dec 2012 description
report Kenya Daily Nation
Rivers Nyando, Nyalbiego and Awasi breach their banks under heavy rains and sweep away houses, livestock and property at two villages in Nyando. More than 400 people lost their homes.
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN is helping to reverse environmental degradation while also benefiting the poor by creating income possibilities and improving resilience to the effects of climate change.
31 Dec 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Most of the displaced population in the DR Congo have left their homes or places of refuge quickly, with few belongings.
31 Dec 2012 description
In the Central African Republic a new rebel alliance seized key towns in the north and east, while violence escalated in Syria's civil conflict.
31 Dec 2012 description
The full potential of mobile phones to work as transformative tools in emergency response has not yet been realised, says report by Save the Children and Vodafone Foundation
30 Dec 2012 description
The contribution will enable WFP to build and upgrade warehouses, repair feeder roads, train smallholder farmer groups in stores management, and provide market information.
29 Dec 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Despite difficulties in reaching all of the affected areas, UNICEF has begun providing clean water, sanitation and supporting education, nutrition and child protection services