"UN Humanitarian Chief Calls for New Thinking on Mega-Crises"

"The new UN humanitarian chief has warned that after the Asian tsunami, the Haiti earthquake and the Pakistan floods, the world must brace for a growing number of disasters that will need a new battle campaign.

Valerie Amos, the new under secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, called for new thinking on combating mass catastrophes as she prepared to make a major new appeal for funds for Pakistan on Friday."

AFP had the story September 15, 2010.


"Floodwaters Give New Life to Pakistani Class Dispute" (New York Times)

Source: AFP, 09/17/2010