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From left: Elizabeth Longworth, Stéphane Jacobzone, Florika Fink-Hooijer, Päivi Kairamo, and Antti Rytövuori
18/07/2014
The Finnish government has officially accepted the Peer Review report on its implementation of the global blueprint for disaster risk reduction, the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) which was adopted in 2005 and is due to be renewed next year at...
© Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
17/07/2014
Since the current cycle of violence between Israel and Gaza started on July 8, civilians on both sides are caught under fire, including women and children. More than two hundred people have been killed and nearly one thousand six hundred injured....
Photo credit: David Brunetti
16/07/2014
The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to enable UN life-saving assistance across four Syria border crossing points, without needing the consent of the Government of Syria. The resolution will enable access to 3...
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14/07/2014
The EU is launching its first development trust fund in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). Starting with €59 million, the fund will help the transition from emergency humanitarian aid to longer-term development assistance. It will...
© ECHO/ Anouk Delafortrie
11/07/2014
In our ever-lasting efforts to provide up-to-date and user-friendly information about our activities – we have revamped the ECHO website. The new platform is meant to better serve our online community by providing easy access, simplified navigation...

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