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UN lays out ‘ambitious’ agenda to tackle global humanitarian crises in 2011
21 Jan 2011 -  With climate change presaging natural mega-disasters, aid workers facing mounting attacks in conflict areas and the economic crisis crimping resources, the United Nations office coordinating the global humanitarian response announced its agenda for 2011 today: more lives saved, more rapidly, with fewer gaps and less duplication. “In a changing world there can be no organizational status quo,” Valerie Amos, who heads the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), told Member States at a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York. Full story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=37335&Cr=amos&Cr1=
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