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/echo/file/cameroon-organising-aid-car-refugees_enCameroon: Organising aid for CAR refugees

Cameroon: Organising aid for CAR refugees
27/08/2014 - Video
Over 200 000 Central Africans have fled CAR for Cameroon. Which such a large amount of people arriving into the country with no possessions, tired, weary and malnourished, how can the needs of these people be met?

/echo/file/supporting-conflict-and-flood-affected-populations-pakistan_enSupporting Conflict and Flood-Affected Populations in Pakistan

Supporting Conflict and Flood-Affected Populations in Pakistan
26/08/2014 - Video
Over half a million people have recently been displaced due to military operations against insurgent groups on Pakistan’s restive border with Afghanistan – the latest in a series of massive displacements which have taken place in this conflict-...
26/08/2014 - Photo story
A staggering 2.2 million children under the age of five are acutely malnourished in Bangladesh. What's more, natural disasters, which occur with frightening frequency in this densely populated country, make the nutrition crisis even worse.
29/07/2014 - Blog post
Sabah thought that her 18 month-old son, Adam Jamal, wouldn’t survive. "I was watching my son suffer from diarrhea, weight loss, dehydration, and loss of appetite, he could not even cry. I was almost sure that my son would die at any moment. I...
24/07/2014 - News
The European Commission has just signed two major contracts with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), totalling €14 million, to deliver vitally needed food assistance and facilitate the movement of humanitarian cargo in South Sudan. The...

/echo/file/unicefs-community-management-acute-malnutrition_enUNICEF's Community Management of Acute Malnutrition

UNICEF's Community Management of Acute Malnutrition
03/07/2014 - Video
What happens when your child is diagnosed with severe acute malnutrition in one of the poorest parts of Pakistan, Umerkot in Sindh? This is what happened to Chothi's son Nindo. UNICEF's EU Humanitarian Aid backed Acute Malnutrition...

/echo/file/pakistan-eu-and-unicef-countering-malnutrition_enPakistan: EU and UNICEF countering Malnutrition

Pakistan: EU and UNICEF countering Malnutrition
05/06/2014 - Video
Explaining the importance of health and nutrition is vital in Pakistan where a significant number of children are malnourished. Find out more about our work with partners like UNICEF as we work to combat malnutrition
13/02/2014 - Photo story
Niger is a country on the front line of climate change, where population growth outpaces food production and more than half of the population lives in extreme poverty. The country has however managed to reduce child mortality and is striving to...

/echo/file/human-chain_enThe Human Chain

The Human Chain
13/12/2013 - News
The Sahel has been hit by severe droughts three times in seven years.
24/05/2012 - News
This week, Spanish football star Raúl González visited Chad in support of joint efforts of FAO and the European Commission to mobilise more help for the people suffering from the humanitarian food crisis in the country.