UN food agency rushes nutritious meals to quake-hit Morocco

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a $200,000 emergency operation to assist the victims of last month’s earthquake that devastated the Al-Hoceima region in northeastern Morocco.

UN disaster team arrives in quake-hit Morocco to coordinate relief effort

A six-member United Nations Disaster and Coordination Assessment (UNDAC) team has arrived in Morocco to provide help after an earthquake yesterday killed at least 550 people near the northern port city of Al Hoceima.

Annan promises UN's help following earthquake in northern Morocco

Responding to reports of an earthquake that has killed scores of people in northern Morocco today, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan pledged the world body's assistance to the victims of the tragedy.