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World Health Organization (WHO) in Maldives

WHO was the first UN agency to establish a country programme and an office in Maldives. WHO’s role as the longest standing partner in national health development is well recognized. WHO collaboration in Maldives has embraced a broad-based approach for meeting the country’s national health development needs.

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Maldives

UNDP works with the people and the government of the Maldives to reduce disparities and vulnerabilities, to promote democratic governance, to protect the environment, and to empower communities. Technical expertise, advisory support, and UNDP supported project interventions as a whole contribute to improving people's lives in the Maldives.

More information: UNDP Maldives

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Jamaica

UNDP works to promote the advancement of Human Development for the people of Jamaica. They do so by supporting good governance, poverty reduction and sound environmental management, by providing quality advisory and support services and by building strategic partnerships that leverage development assistance for Jamaica.

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The Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

In May 2009 the United Nations announced the appointment of former United States President Bill Clinton as the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Haiti. In August, Dr. Paul Farmer was appointed as Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti. Both Mr. Clinton and Dr. Farmer have a direct reporting line to the Secretary-General and are on a $1 a year contract.

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MINUSTAH - United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was established on 1 June 2004 after President Bertrand Aristide departed Haiti for exile in the aftermath of an armed conflict which spread to several cities across the country. The devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010, which resulted in more than 220,000 deaths (according to Haitian Government figures), including 96 UN peacekeepers, delivered a severe blow to the country's already shaky economy and infrastructure.

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Ecuador

Ecuador has been described by analysts as one of the most unequal societies in the world. To ensure that most people get at least the basic resources for survival is a huge challenge. UNICEF has a long and recognized experience in supporting the provision of basic social services of health, nutrition, education, child development and protection, in attending children when they are in emergencies, and in promoting the rights of children.

Website: http://www.unicef.org/ecuador/index.html

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ecuador

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to sustainable development. Since Ecuador is a country under constant change with economic recession and natural disasters affecting the country, UNDP’s efforts are manifold. In the United Nation’s inter-agency work for crisis

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Ban Ki-moon stresses importance of disaster risk reduction

In a thematic debate on

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Fri, 04/13/2012

UN kicks off talks on new blueprint for disaster risk reduction

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South-East Asian Nations Call for Greater Investment in Disaster Risk Reduction to Protect Economic Growth

The 2011 floods that caused unprecedented devastation across South-East Asia have highlighted the need for stepped up investment in

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