Sun, 28 Dec 2014 | What, When at UN: 
  • No briefings scheduled Monday at Headquarters …

Marking 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami, UN says world better prepared for natural disasters



It has been ten years since a massive tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean killing more than 200,000 people and devastating coastline communities from Indonesia to Somalia. Today, the world today is much better prepared to mitigate such disasters, senior United Nations officials have declared.


Libya: UN urges end to 'senseless cycle of violence' as country reels from latest attack

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today strongly condemned the latest spate of violence to afflict the country as unidentified gunmen renewed attacks against Libyan oil installations leaving numerous storage tanks ablaze and further destabilizing the security situation in the war-torn nation.



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