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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) mobilizes & coordinates humanitarian assistance to people in need worldwide.

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#Colombia: Bogotá´s tallest building, the Colpatria tower, lit up with #WHD2013 logos. #theworldneedsmore Credit: OCHA/Luis Aguilar

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World Humanitarian Day & #TheWorldNeedsMore campaign lights up screen in Time Square, New York. #WHD2013 Credit: Derk Segaar

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Photo: #TheWorldNeedsMore #Solidariedade - #WHD2013 balloon in Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil! How are you marking today? Credit: OCHA/Jutta Hinkkanen

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#WHD2013 celebrations taking place around the world! #TheWorldNeedsMore balloon at the #HollywoodHills. Credit: Marshall Douglis

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Millions of ppl worldwide are affected by floods every year. For WHD2013, help them by turning words into aid. Credit: Oxfam/Michael Mathiyalakan, Sri Lanka, Jan 2011

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Walid from #SouthSudan thinks #TheWorldNeedsMore education and food. Turn his words into aid on #WHD2013 Credit: OCHA

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Poor nutrition causes the deaths of 3.1M children under 5 every year! For #WHD2013 use the power of words to help aid workers save lives. Photo credit: UNICEF

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"The worlds needs more food, peace and security for people to survive well" - says Adam from Ajoung Thok refugee camp in South Sudan. Credit: OCHA #WHD2013 #TheWorldNeedsMore

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Photo from DR #Congo! Millions of ppl around the world lack access to clean & safe water. On #WHD2013, you can help change this. Photo credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes

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How respondents answered #ECOSOC poll on greatest benefit of disaster risk management & vulnerability reduction. #HINA

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New plan, milestone that will enhance efforts to address humanitarian needs in Arab region- Dir

Top #humanitarian official Kyung-wha Kang visits #IDP site in e. #DRC w/ to review needs & aid delivery

 reaches average of 125,000 internally displaced ppl in #Myanmar's #Rakhine every month with lifesaving food.

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As part of #DRC visit, Dep. #Humanitarian Chief Kyung-wha Kang met w acting Hum. Affairs Minister M. Mwangu.

Conflict, insecurity &climatic conditions- drivers of displacement in E #Africa. These are most affected countries

Eastern #Africa is host to over 2 million refugees. Where are they located? Have a look at this #map.

#Sudan: Since early 2013, 300k ppl have been forced to flee from their homes in #Darfur to camps for displaced.

5 million children under 5 are at risk of malnutrition across the #Sahel - at press conf today in Geneva

Results for DR #Congo: from food security to protection, see the impact of the Common #Humanitarian Fund.

#Syria: Satellite images from show startling growth of Zaatari #refugee camp in less than 6 months.