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Peru: UN agency helps 80,000 earthquake survivors to rebuild their lives

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is carrying out a project to help some 80,000 people in Peru affected by an earthquake which caused widespread death and destruction there in August.

Peru: UN agency provides emergency telecommunications devices after quake

The United Nations telecommunications agency has deployed 50 satellite terminals in remote areas of southern Peru as part of its efforts to restore vital emergency communication links to the region in the wake of last month’s deadly earthquake.

Helping Peruvian children back to school after deadly quake is top priority – UN

United Nations agencies are working with the Peruvian Government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to help more than 220,000 children in southern Peru return to school after this month’s devastating earthquake.

UN seeks emergency funds for vital health services following Peru earthquake

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $850,000 in emergency funding to ensure that up to 250,000 victims of the recent earthquake in Peru receive critical health services.

Peru: UN seeks $37 million to assist earthquake victims

The United Nations and its humanitarian partners today appealed for $37 million to provide more than 200,000 people with food, water, medical assistance, tents and blankets for a period of six months following the deadly earthquake that struck Peru nearly two weeks ago.

UN steps up assistance for Peruvian quake victims

The United Nations is bolstering its assistance – through the release of almost $10 million from an emergency fund and an appeal for nearly $40 million to be launched next week – to victims of the major earthquake which rocked Peru on 15 August, one of the world body’s top humanitarian officials announced today.

As Peruvian quake relief efforts continue, UN food agency seeks urgent funds

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today appealed to donors to urgently and generously fund its $6.1 million operation to provide food aid to 80,000 people worst affected by last week's deadly earthquake in Peru.

Peru quake: UN agencies press ahead with aid effort while identifying key needs

Clean water, basic sanitation, food, shelter and temporary jobs have become the priority needs in the wake of last week’s deadly earthquake in Peru, United Nations relief officials said today as they prepared to launch a flash appeal to help survivors while maintaining an emergency aid effort that has continued since the disaster hit.

UN intensifies relief efforts in wake of devastating earthquake in Peru

Amid mounting fears that the death and injury tolls will rise following the major earthquake which rocked Peru earlier this week, the United Nations is stepping up efforts to provide relief to victims.

United Nations rushes aid to quake-hit Peru

The United Nations is rushing food, water purification tablets, cash and other forms of assistance to Peru following last night's powerful earthquake which struck south of the capital, Lima.