IOM’s Regional Coordinator in Kenya, Craig Murphy, talks about Migration in the Horn of Africa at Ebru Africa TV.
International Organization for Migration
By Grant Robertshaw in Capiz, Philippines
Monday was my fifth day in Roxas as the CCCM Cluster lead for the coordinated humanitarian response to Typhoon Yolanda. It also happened to be my fifth day on an emergency project.
Children outside the Astrodome in Tacloban where thousands of shocked residents took shelter from the super-typhoon which hit on November 9.
A gray-haired 72-year old woman from Barangay Tabok, Pontevedra in her bermuda shorts, blue Tshirt and blue hat slowly makes her way into the Pontevedra Rural Health Clinic with her left foot and lower leg so swollen that it hurt to simply watch her walk. Her name is Estelita.
AIDF Food Security Summit: Asia 2013 is hosted by UN ESCAP (UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) in Bangkok, Thailand on the 26-27 November 2013. The two day summit will address issues surrounding food security and malnutrition in the Asia Pacific regions. It is a must attend summit for NGO, UN, government and business organisations.
Omal Gani, born by the side of the road in Zamboanga
By Joe Lowry
Meet Omal. He was born on the side of the road 12 days ago, his mother pushing him out in a rapid 45-minute labour. Motorbikes, trucks and cars screamed by, inches from the newborn’s head. Aged just 22, Misbah Gani is now mother to four bright-eyed kids under the age of 10. They live in a one-metre-high lean-to - a temporary shelter next to a petrol station that is sweltering, noisy and full of exhaust fumes.