Daily Archives: January 22, 2015

UN Messenger of Peace honoured for anti-hunger efforts

22 January 2015 – United Nations Messenger of Peace Princess Haya Al Hussein, of Jordan, was today awarded the 2015 Hunger Hero Award by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) during a ceremony …

Somalia: UN, international partners call for resolution of Somali political crisis

22 January 2015 – The United Nations and its international partners today voiced concern over delays in the resolution of Somalia’s long-standing political crisis and in the implementation of a stability-building mechanism as they called …

UN lauds Mali for stemming Ebola epidemic, flags need to boost cross-border surveillance

22 January 2015 – The United Nations today commended Mali for stemming the Ebola outbreak and urged the West African nation to remain vigilant as neighbouring countries continue to report new cases as part of …

UN AND AFRICA: Making public schools in Guinea safe from Ebola

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Reopening of school in Guinea. UNMEER/Martine Perret

• Children returning to school in Guinea after a three month closure due to Ebola are learning how to stay safe from the …

Drawing disaster response lessons by comparing quake responses

Disaster responseDrawing disaster response lessons by comparing quake responses

Published 23 January 2015

Following the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake which hit the Tohoku region of Japan, many local and provincial governments rushed