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Peru

Perú: La Unión Europea asiste con 200 mil euros a las víctimas de las inundaciones

La ayuda humanitaria de la Comisión Europea beneficiará a 2.500 afectados por las fuertes lluvias en la región de Ucayali (Lima, 20 de abril de 2011). La Comisión Europea ha decidido otorgar una ayuda humanitaria de 200 mil euros para atender las necesidades inmediatas de 2.500 víctimas de las...

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Somalia

Somalia: "Worst drought in a lifetime"

NAIROBI, 20 April 2011 (IRIN) - Officials and aid workers in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region have raised the alarm over the plight of drought-stricken villagers urgently needing food and water. "We are experiencing the worst drought we have seen in decades; since the beginning of March,...

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 more

Côte d'Ivoire: Fragile situation for refugees

By Sarah Oughton April 20, 2011 at 10:00 am David Peppiatt, our international director, reports back from Liberia where tens of thousands of refugees have fled from fighting in the Ivory Coast: Last week I spent five days visiting some of the most remote communities along the Liberian border with...

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Malawi

Malawi: Thousands hit by flooding in north

JOHANNESBURG, 20 April 2011 (IRIN) - At least 4,600 families in Malawi's northern Karonga district have been affected by flooding since the beginning of April after heavy rain caused a dyke to collapse along the North Rukuru River. The full extent of flood water damage to crops, homes,...

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Libya + 2 more

Libya: Heavy shelling forces 10,000 refugees into Tunisia

This report is produced by OCHA Libya in collaboration with humanitarian partners, covering the period of 17 to 19 April. The next report will be issued on or around 21 April. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief...

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Yemen

Yemen: UN council members call for restraint

19 Apr 2011 23:18 Security Council discusses Yemen for first time Council fails to agree on public statement UNITED NATIONS, April 19 (Reuters) - Members of the U.N. Security Council called for restraint and political dialogue in Yemen as the 15-nation body discussed the violence there for the...

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Libya

UN and Libya reach agreement on humanitarian presence in Tripoli

18 April 2011 – United Nations envoys visiting Libya have reached an agreement with the authorities on setting up a humanitarian presence in the capital, Tripoli, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, while once again calling for an immediate end to the fighting that has taken a heavy toll on...

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World

Climate Change: Agenda for Durban on the table

JOHANNESBURG, 18 April 2011 (IRIN) - Poor countries and small islands states have used their combined muscle to keep debate at the UN climate change talks in 2011focused on steps to ensure global temperatures do not increase more than two degrees by the turn of the century. Discussing the agenda...

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World

Responding to Emergencies - New manual in English and Arabic to support aid workers from the Arab region

The manuals provide user-friendly material to be used by aid workers from the Arab region, including information about existing coordination mechanisms, key international aid bodies, assessment criteria, templates and checklists. It is broken down into three volumes: Part 1: Monitoring,...

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