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UN's World Food Programme Says 50,000 Victims in Typhoon Disaster Zone Received Rice

UN's World Food Programme Says 50,000 Victims in Typhoon Disaster Zone Received RiceAccording to a latest report by the United Nations World Food Programme, about 49,000 people who have suffered disastrous typhoon and are roaming in and around the typhoon-battered city of Tacloban have received rice and canned food in order to survive.

WHO detects 10 new polio cases in Syria

WHOThe United Nations report confirms 10 new cases of polio among Syrian kids and there is also a high probability of finding even more number of cases in the future with the risk of polio spreading across the country increasing.

The World Health Organization says that they were now awaiting lab results for 12 added cases which may raise the present count if confirmed to be positive.

Rise in Food-Waste Makes UN to Call for Rigorous Global Campaign

Rise in Food-Waste Makes UN to Call for Rigorous Global CampaignThe United Nations has come up with a hard-hitting report on malnutrition. The report has clearly mentioned a rise in malnutrition, which includes obesity, overweight and under-nourishment.

As per the report, malnutrition is proving quite heavy on world's economy. It has been affirmed so, as malnutrition costs the world some $3.5 trillion for every person.

Galaxy S-III Sales Ahead of iPhone: Report

Galaxy S-III Sales Ahead of iPhone: ReportAs per reports by market tracker Strategy Analytics, Samsung's Galaxy S III has registered higher sales than Apple's iPhone 4S in the third quarter of 2012.

UN thinks relocating headquarter to Dubai

United-Nations-OrganizationThe United Nations Organization, an international body headquartered in New York, has been reportedly working out plans for shifting its headquarters in Dubai. New York City residents often complaint of traffic problem as a large number of dignitaries visit the UN headquarter, causing traffic chaos and other problems.

Afghan children to be helped by combined efforts of Khalifa Foundation, Unicef

An agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has been signed by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), in order to help children in Afghanistan through a number of humanitarian and development initiatives.

The agreement was signed by Mohammad Haji Al Khoori, KBZF Executive Director, and Dr Ayman Abu Laban, Unicef Representative in the Gulf Area.