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 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

U.N. humanitarian agencies on Syrian crisis: "Enough!"

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 23 (UPI) -- United Nations humanitarian agencies issued a joint statement Wednesday calling for action to end the three-year civil war in Syria.The UN heads expressed dismay that a similar call of "Enough, we said, enough!" ... [Published UPI - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

INTERVIEW-Syrians' plight worsens, hope for political deal fades

* Mediator Brahmin still working for peace talks* Events "pointing in the opposite direction"* Syria crowding out other crises in U.N. aid budgetBy Tom MilesGENEVA, April 23 (Reuters) - Hopes for a political deal to end Syria's war are fading and it is ... [Published TrustMedia - 7 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Heads of aid agencies urge int'l community to find the courage, will Syrians have plenty of

NEW YORK, April 23 (KUNA) -- The Heads of five UN Aid Agencies on Wednesday urged the international community to find the courage and will the Syrian people have to cope with and survive over three years of "tragic war." "Thus far, diplomatic efforts ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Diplomatic efforts to end civilian suffering in Syria have failed, top U.N. officials declare

Declaring that diplomatic efforts to alleviate suffering in Syria’s civil war have failed, the heads of five United Nations agencies issued a new warning Wednesday over the plight of millions of civilians trapped by fighting between the Assad regime and ... [Published Modesto Bee - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Syria, Homs, Aleppo
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

UN organizations called for unconditional humanitarian access in Syria

Heads of UN organs and agencies launched a joint statement on Wednesday to call for all parties in Syria to enable unconditional humanitarian access to all civilians in need. The statement, launched by the UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos, UNICEF head ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Three Million Syrians Go Hungry as UN Waits

Photo IHH Humanitarian Relief/Hatay Turkish-Syrian borderOver three million Syrians , inside their own country but many close to its borders, are in urgent need of food and medical aid. Just on the other side of those borders in countries like Turkey, ... [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs

cture: AFP Washington. Members of the UN Security Council expressed what they called grave concern Thursday over the plight of Syrian civilians caught in fighting in the old quarter of Homs in Syria, the council's president said, as cited by AFP .The ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 5 reports

UN, US< EU & action on South Sudan

– Expressing deep concern about the crisis in South Sudan and its impact on civilians, the top United Nations humanitarian official joined today with her counterparts from the United States and the European Union to urge more support for the war-torn ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Attacks on civilians in Syria "no longer have the power to shock" says UN humanitarian chief

Jens LaerkeBrutal violence and indiscriminate attacks against civilians in Syria are no longer shocking, according to the United Nations humanitarian chief.Valerie Amos was reacting to two car bombs that exploded in the central Syrian city of Homs on ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 5 reports

UN calls for support for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Beirut, April 5 (IANS) UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos Friday called on the international community to help Lebanon address the Syrian refugee crisis. "The impact on Lebanon has been tremendous and it continues to have a negative effect on the . ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Apr 05 2014]
Entities: Lebanon, Refugees, Syria
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 15 reports

‘Millions still desperate in Syria’

The United Nations says despite a resolution for increased and unhindered humanitarian access, there has been no improvement of situation for millions of Syrians. According to AFP, speaking to the press outside the UN Security Council on Friday, UN Emergency ... [Published IRIB World Service - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 3 reports

UN official blasts lack of progress on Syria aid

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N.'s humanitarian chief sharply criticized the Syrian government's lack of progress in allowing desperately needed aid to people in Syria, telling the Security Council on Friday that the regime's delays in withholding cross-border ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Mar 28 2014]

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"we're into the fourth year and this is a conflict that could go on and on and on it feels as though we're no nearer getting to that political solution" Amos told Reuters in an interview in Geneva

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U.N. humanitarian agencies on Syrian crisis: "E... [Published UPI - 3 hours ago]
UN organizations called for unconditional human... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 4 hours ago]
UN agencies urge all sides in Syria to allow ai... [Published Examiner.com - 4 hours ago]
Heads of aid agencies urge int'l community to f... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 6 hours ago]
Diplomatic efforts to end civilian suffering in... [Published Modesto Bee - 6 hours ago]
INTERVIEW-Syrians' plight worsens, hope for pol... [Published TrustMedia - 7 hours ago]
UN organizations called for unconditional human... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
Three Million Syrians Go Hungry as UN Waits [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
UN: Aid Missions to Syria Have Failed [Published Israel National News - 11 hours ago]
UN says $6.5b Syria aid appeals largely ignored [Published Gulf News - 12 hours ago]
Joint statement by heads of UN humanitarian age... [Published BusinessWeek - 17 hours ago]
Joint statement by heads of UN humanitarian age... [Published ADVFN India - 17 hours ago]
Syrian Arab Republic: Joint statement by heads ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Collapsed Healthcare System May Be Biggest Thre... [Published Healthcare Matters - Apr 21 2014]
Easter Sunday Starvation for the Citizens of Ya... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 20 2014]
Besieged and terrified and the food is about t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 19 2014]
UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs [Published Business Standard India - Apr 18 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: UN concerned for Syrian c... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs [Published Focus Bulgaria - Apr 18 2014]
Churkin: Russia’s embassy in Syria involved in ... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 18 2014]
Briefing on Homs, Syria [Published What's In Blue Insights - Apr 17 2014]
South Sudan: Humanitarian Leaders Warn of Loomi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Philippines: Female police officers are also in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
World: Now or never: making humanitarian aid mo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
International partners call for immediate actio... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - Apr 15 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Speech: Justine Greening: A Humanitarian System... [Published WireNews - Apr 15 2014]
Speech: Justine Greening: A humanitarian system... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Apr 15 2014]
Female police officers are also in the forefron... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 15 2014]
UN provides 15mln USD to support aid operations... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 14 2014]
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Syrian Arab Republic: Joint statement by heads ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: World Health Organization, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Syrian Arab Republic NEW YORK, GENEVA, ROME, 23 April, 2014. One year ago, ...
Syrian Arab Republic: UN concerned for Syrian c... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 04/18/2014 04:16 GMT UNITED NATIONS, April 18, 2014 (AFP) - Members of the UN Security Council expressed what they called grave concern Thursday over the plight of Syrian civilians caught in fighting ...
Briefing on Homs, Syria [Published What's In Blue Insights - Apr 17 2014]
Later today, Council members are set to be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fern&#225ndez-Taranco in consultations on the situation in Homs. It seems ...
Philippines: Female police officers are also in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 15 (PIA) – In the aftermath of super Typhoon Yolanda, the female police officers have taken a more active role in the rehabilitation of Yolanda ...
World: Now or never: making humanitarian aid mo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo, DARACountry: World To mark its 25th anniversary, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), in collaboration with DARA, hosted three dialogues on humanitarian ...
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