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Senior UN relief official receives humanitarian award

United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland has been recognized for his work as a humanitarian worker and peace broker on behalf of victims worldwide.

Security Council voices concern over Africa's humanitarian emergencies

The United Nations Security Council today expressed its deep concern over troubling humanitarian situations in many parts of Africa and, recognizing that the efforts to turn back such crises were often under-funded, stressed the need for the prompt and predictable provision of resources and relief aid.