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2010-01-15 16:46:00

Donations needed for UN Central Emergency Response Fund WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations Foundation's senior global health expert, Dr. Daniel Carucci, traveled to Haiti in the early morning to deliver medical supplies. Dr.

2010-01-13 19:03:00

Commits $1 million and Appeals for Support of UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-10-21 11:47:00

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2008-04-30 12:45:00

The international food crisis is likely to cause malnutrition rather than famine, said John Holmes, the U.N.'s top humanitarian aid official, on Wednesday.

2006-03-02 19:38:30

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations next week launches a new global emergency fund to provide swifter relief to victims of natural disasters, but with far less money on hand than the $500 million it had hoped to raise.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.