Valerie Amos

Type: Person
Name: Valerie Amos
Title: EU Special Representative to the African Union
Organization: European Union, African Union
Date of Birth: 13/03/1954
Place of Birth: Guyana
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Valerie Amos
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Disarmament process to begin in CAR

African Union has confirmed that a disarmament process will soon take effect in the crisis-hit Central African Republic (CAR), Press TV reports. Ismael Chergui, the African Union’s commissioner for peace and security, said the process will be launched ... [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Comments on the current situation in Gaza

For Humanitarian Affairs, Un.“Since 7 July, over 600 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip …443, or 74 per cent of the killed are civilians. One third of civilians killed so far are children. One child has been killed each hour in Gaza over ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

One Child Killed Every Hour in Gaza

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UN's humanitarian chief described the situation in Gaza as "dire", as the organisation revealed that one child has been killed every hour in the conflict for the past three days.According to the latest situation report from Gaza by the ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hammond warns Israel over Gaza action

Western public opinion is turning against Israel over its military offensive in Gaza, the Foreign Secretary has warned.At least 710 Palestinians, as well as 32 Israeli soldiers and three Israeli civilians, have been killed since the start of the current ... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 8 reports

Gaza: attack on UN school 'appalling', says humanitarian chief | World news

Valerie Amos says UN not deliberately targeted by Israel but 'blatant violations' of human rights have taken place in conflict Continue reading... ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

UN official: Humanitarian situation in Gaza 'dire'

The United Nations' top humanitarian official has expressed concern about the situation in the Gaza Strip, stressing the heightened need for assistance.UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs Valerie Amos called the situation in Gaza "dire" ... [Published NHK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

Gazans search for shelters

GAZA CITY: UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expressed deep concern on Thursday about the mounting civilian casualties in Gaza, warning that it was “almost impossible” for Palestinians to shelter from Israeli airstrikes.“The reality in Gaza is, it doesn’t ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

One child dying every hour in Gaza

Palestinian children stand in the back of a truck as families leave their neighborhoods for safer locations amid continuing Israeli bombardment of Gaza yesterday. Photo: AFPThe UN's humanitarian chief has described the situation in Gaza as “dire”, as ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

World: Greater accountability to crisis-affected people underpins regional consultation in Tokyo: Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World (Tokyo, 24 July 2014): United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, concluded a three-day mission to Tokyo ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

As UN Humanitarian John Ging Raises Ethiopia and Displacement, Communications Issues, Ladsous-ification of the UN?

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS, July 23 -- When the UN's John Ging took questions on July 23 about South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia's Gambella region, Inner City Press asked him about the spike in people fleeing since April, and about reported ... [Published Inner City Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UN Aid Chief Says Gaza Ceasefire Is Vital

Valerie Amos said in an interview in Tokyo on Thursday that the top priority is protecting civilians caught up in the violence. She called it a "terrible, terrible situation." Amos is in Tokyo for a U.N.-organized meeting on finding better ways to deliver ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 4 reports

XINHUA - UN relief chief allocates 75 mln USD to boost aid operations in Sahel, Horn of Africa

UN relief chief allocates 75 mln USD to boost aid operations in Sahel, Horn of AfricaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.UNITED NATIONS, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The UN humanitarian chief has allocated 75 million U.S. dollars to boost life-saving relief work in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 23 2014]

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"people are sheltering in un schools which as a result cannot be used for education. they are running out of food, and water is also a serious concern" Amos said

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Africa update - July 24, 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 28 2014]
Disarmament process to begin in CAR [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
Comments on the current situation in Gaza [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 26 2014]
A humanitarian breakthrough in Syria [Published Gulf News - Jul 26 2014]
350k Somalis in need of food aid: UN [Published Press tv - Jul 26 2014]
CAR Seleka military chief rejects truce [Published Press tv - Jul 26 2014]
Israel-Gaza conflict: 'We told you to evacuate ... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
One Child Killed Every Hour in Gaza [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 25 2014]
Algerian Crash, Kerry's Truce Proposal, Space G... [Published Worldcrunch - Jul 25 2014]
Gaza crisis: Two Palestinian demonstrators die ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Palestinian protests to continue as Israel cons... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Gaza toll tops 800 as West Bank simmers [Published Digital Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Israeli fire brings Gaza death toll to 808 [Published Dunya News - Jul 25 2014]
Operation Lifeline Syria: Why the international... [Published Partnership for a Secure America - Jul 25 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza toll tops ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Gaza toll tops 800 as Kerry pushes humanitarian... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 25 2014]
East Africa: United Nations Allocates U.S. $44.... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 2014]
West Bank erupts as UN deplores Gaza school attack [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Gaza: attack on UN school 'appalling', says hum... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Israel-Gaza conflict: At least 15 killed in she... [Published CNTV - Jul 25 2014]
Pressure for Gaza truce mounts after Israel she... [Published Manila Standard Today - Jul 25 2014]
UN official: Humanitarian situation in Gaza 'dire' [Published NHK - Jul 25 2014]
Hammond warns Israel over Gaza action [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 25 2014]
Mostly children among 15 killed in Israeli shel... [Published Arab Times - Jul 25 2014]
UN school compound in Gaza hit by deadly strike [Published PBS - Jul 25 2014]
Amos warns over civilian casualties in Gaza [Published Jordan Times - Jul 25 2014]
UN-run school shelled in Gaza [Published The Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
Western opinion turning against Israel, warns UK [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 24 2014]
UN shelter hit in Gaza [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 24 2014]
Gazans search for shelters [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 24 2014]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza toll tops ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: occupied Palestinian territory 07/25/2014 06:32 GMT by John Davison GAZA CITY, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Israeli fire Friday pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800, as Washington pressed Israel and Hamas ...
World: Greater accountability to crisis-affecte... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World (Tokyo, 24 July 2014): United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, concluded a three-day mission to Tokyo ...
Japan: Greater accountability to crisis-affecte... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Japan (Tokyo, 24 July 2014): United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, concluded a three-day mission to Tokyo ...
U.S. lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv as Gaza d... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
Said Khatib/AFP/Getty ImagesA Palestinian child wounded following an Israeli air strike on their home, arrives at a hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on July 24, 2014. Medics reported more than 50 people killed in Gaza, mostly in the ...
occupied Palestinian territory: UN humanitarian... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: occupied Palestinian territory 07/24/2014 09:30 GMT LONDON, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expressed deep concern Thursday about the mounting civilian casualties in Gaza, warning that it ...
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