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Year in Review 2014 (UN in Action)


United Nations - From the ongoing situation in Syria and Ukraine to the global effort to address the Ebola crisis and more, Year in Review 2014 will recap the events which captured the international headlines and thos...

Mali – A Quest for Safety


United Nations - A rebel group takes over your town - and then threatens to recruit your children. This is what happened to the inhabitants of Timbuktu in northern Mali. We follow the story of one man who fled with h...

South Sudan: The fight against cholera


United Nations - Cholera is one of the oldest known diseases, responsible for millions of fatalities worldwide. Now its emergence in South Sudan due to overcrowded camps amid ongoing conflicts and the onset of the rai...

Turkey: Honeymoon After the Earthquake


United Nations, New York, February 2012 - Tansu and Erdal's wedding ceremony was violently interrupted by a 7.2 magnitude quake in November 2011. The newlyweds, along with tens of thousands of others, were left homele...

Haiti: Caravan Zero Cholera


"Caravan Zero Cholera", recently launched in Haiti, is a national plan which aims to inform the population on hygiene measures to prevent cholera. The effort, backed by UNICEF and Brazilian NGO "VivaRio", hopes to sto...

Haiti: UNFPA privides care for women after the earthquake


United Nations, New York, 7 December, 2010 - Haiti is still in dire need of help after January's massive earthquake. Among the organizations taking part in humanitarian and reconstruction efforts, the United Nations ...