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 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Iraq: Iraq Crisis Situation Report #6, 15 September 2014

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Iraq Highlights WFP is now reaching 12 governorates in Iraq, success-fully distributing food in the southern governorate of Muthanna for the first time. WFP welcomed and assisted Emergency Relief Coordi-nator ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

UK Starts Ebola Vaccine Trials on Humans

The United KingdomReuters/James GiahyueThe experimental drug developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKlineAtkins is one of the first of 60 healthy volunteers in the U.K. The U.S. is likewise conducting a trial of the same va ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Up to 100 children die from tainted measles vaccine — Syrian ambassador to UN

UNITED NATIONS, September 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Some 100 children have died in the Syrian opposition-controlled areas of the north-western Idlib province where the UN measles vaccination campaign was held, Syrian Ambassador to the UN Bashar Jaafari said on ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

UN: $1 billion needed to tackle Ebola outbreak

⵽֧JavaScript JavaScript ֧֣߽ȫ(Source: CNTV.cn)Related: UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday night welcomed the support pledged by the United States for the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 8 reports

Obama Announces Plan to Send 3,000 Troops to Liberia in Ebola Fight

The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as he announced plans to send thousands of U.S. troops to the region."Faced with this outbreak, ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Liberia, Ebola, Barack Obama
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 11 reports

Ebola Update: Death Toll Reaches 2,461; US$1B Is Needed To Fight It, Says UN

The Ebola death toll plaguing three nations in West Africa has reached 2,461, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday. The United NationsREUTERS/2TangoNearly half of the cases, according to the WHO, were recorded in just the past three weeks alone. ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Obama: U.S. ready to take lead in Ebola fight

(CNN) -After an in-person briefing from the staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced a "major increase" in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The United States ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

OCHA: An overview of needs and requirements for Ebola response

Via ReliefWeb, OCHA has published Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos: Statement on the Overview of Needs and Requirements to respond to Ebola. Click through to download the full PDF. Excerpt:Ebola is a public health emergency. But it is much more than ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola: Death Toll Rises to 2,500 – WHO

Over 2,500 people are dead from Ebola and there are 5,000 cases in West Africa,World Health Organization, WHO, said on Tuesday.The Ebola outbreak is a crisis ‘unparalleled in modern times,’ WHO added.“The gravity is the situation is difficult to get across,” ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq: A humanitarian crisis “brought on by violence and brutality”

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Iraq UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos has concluded a three day visit to Iraq where she witnessed first-hand the terrible humanitarian toll wrought by the violence and fear that ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Brutality, Iraq, Violence, Crisis
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

UN Aid Chief Says 1.8 Million People Displaced in Iraq, Plan Needed

UNITED NATIONS, September 14 (RIA Novosti) - Up to 1.8 million people have been displaced in Iraq since January as the Islamic State (IS) has advanced, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos said ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

Not enough fund to aid Iraq: UN

The United Nations says it is running out of funds to aid around 1.8 million people forced out of their homes by violence in Iraq. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos made the remarks during ... [Published Press tv - Sep 13 2014]

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"and, that is why we must act now, if we want to avoid greater humanitarian consequences in the future" Amos said

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Up to 100 children die from tainted measles vac... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 18 2014]
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UK Starts Ebola Vaccine Trials on Humans [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 18 2014]
UN: $1 billion needed to tackle Ebola outbreak [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 18 2014]
1,500 world leaders, pioneers and experts volun... [Published World Economic Forum - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola Epidemic "Spiraling Out of Control" Warns... [Published MedIndia - Sep 17 2014]
Iraq: SLIDESHOW: Life after death in Iraq [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
SLIDESHOW: Life after death in Iraq [Published IRIN - Sep 17 2014]
N$11 million donation each to Gaza and Ebola hi... [Published New Era - Sep 17 2014]
Obama Announces Plan to Send 3,000 Troops to Li... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola crisis: US, China to deploy medical perso... [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - Sep 17 2014]
US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebo... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola Update: Death Toll Reaches 2,461; US$1B I... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 17 2014]
Opinion: Time to declare war on Ebola [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 17 2014]
3,000 US troops to fight Ebola [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola threatens international security: Obama [Published 6minutes.net.au - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola fight will cost $1bn —UN [Published Nigerian Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
Rapid escalation of Ebola risks ‘global security’ [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 17 2014]
9/17/2014: World: EBOLA FIGHT WILL COST $1BN, 2... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 17 2014]
Obama: U.S. ready to take lead in Ebola fight [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Sep 17 2014]
President Obama: The world knows how to treat E... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
Obama: Ebola crisis ‘spiraling out of control’ [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 16 2014]
Ebola: Barack Obama admits deadly epidemic is '... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
US troops dispatched to fight Ebola will find a... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 16 2014]
$.0 billion needed to fight Ebola: UN [Published The Statesman - Sep 16 2014]
UN official calls for avoiding humanitarian cri... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 16 2014]
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Iraq: Iraq Crisis Situation Report #6, 15 Septe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Iraq Highlights WFP is now reaching 12 governorates in Iraq, success-fully distributing food in the southern governorate of Muthanna for the first time. WFP welcomed and assisted Emergency Relief Coordi-nator ...
Liberia: With Spread of Ebola Outpacing Respons... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Botswana, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Turkey SC/11566 Security Council7268th ...
Iraq: SLIDESHOW: Life after death in Iraq [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic AL-MALIKIYAH (SYRIA), , 17 September 2014 (IRIN) - Nearly 1.8 million Iraqis are estimated to have fled their homes since January 2014, with most fleeing the rapid advance of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ...
OCHA: An overview of needs and requirements for... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Via ReliefWeb, OCHA has published Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos: Statement on the Overview of Needs and Requirements to respond to Ebola. Click through to download the full PDF. Excerpt:Ebola is a public health emergency. But it is much more than ...
Liberia: Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 16 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone Ebola is a public health emergency. But it is much more than that. Today we are launching an overview of needs and requirements ...
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