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Global humanitarian appeal for 2017 requires record $22.2 billion in funding &#8211 UN

5 December 2016 – The world is facing a humanitarian crisis that will require a record $22.2 billion in funding for 2017 to support nearly 93 million of the most vulnerable and marginalized people, the …

Haiti – Will We Get it Right this time?

Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Haiti yesterday. It killed several people, destroyed homes, roads, bridges, and rendered thousands of people displaced. The top UN official for Haiti says this is “the largest humanitarian event” in

Continuing Session, Economic and Social Council Adopts 5 Resolutions, 11 Decisions Ranging from Crime Prevention to Indigenous Issues

Continuing its coordination and management session, the Economic and Social Council today adopted 5 resolutions and 11 decisions on topics ranging from crime prevention and criminal justice to the Office of the United Nations High …

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – July 7, 2016

2:17 p.m. EDT

QUESTION: Looking for your coffee cup —

MR KIRBY: No, I think I – I think I have like two pairs of glasses in this jacket again.

QUESTION: (Off-mike.)

MR KIRBY: Thanks, …

“Stand with Haiti” six years after earthquake

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A man walks through rubble of collapsed buildings in downtown Port au Prince, Haiti, which was rocked by a massive earthquake, on Tuesday 12 January 2010, devastating the city and

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