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November, 2011

  • 23 November

    Philippines: UN relief official concerned over plight of displaced in Mindanao

    “I am deeply concerned by the impact of cycles of displacement, particularly those caused by armed confrontations between Government forces and armed groups, and clan fighting, Catherine Bragg, the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told reporters in Manila, the capital, before concluding her five-day visit to the country. “I call …

  • 19 November

    Senior UN relief official visits Philippines to review humanitarian needs

    Catherine Bragg, the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, will also meet with Government officials and humanitarian partners in the capital, Manila, to discuss how best to provide those in need with better protection and assistance. “At least 698,000 people continue to require humanitarian aid in …