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27/03/2013
Heavy rains have pounded Southern African countries resulting in widespread flooding, destruction of property, and loss of lives. The floods took place in the midst of the lean season, in a situation of acute food insecurity affecting millions of...
26/03/2013
Following the Séléka rebel coalition takeover of Central African Republic's (CAR) capital city Bangui, the situation in the city remains unclear.  Lootings of humanitarian compounds and people's homes have been reported.  The centre of Bangui has...
25/03/2013
Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response and Akihiro Ohta,  Minister of Land, Infrastructure,  Transport and Tourism of Japan have exchanged letters providing a framework to...
22/03/2013
The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department ECHO  and The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) have today strengthened the 2008 agreement on cooperation during emergencies. Both parties have signed a...
22/03/2013
It is the most basic of human needs. It is something we often take for granted but for more than 2 billion people around the world, water is a luxury. 70% of the world's population live in areas which are at risk of drought.Water is life but water...

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