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View Resource NetAid Concert to Relieve World from Poverty

In one of the most bizarre collaborations in digital history, Cisco Systems has teamed up with the United Nations to bring the world NetAid, a day-long musical charity event designed to help rid the world of poverty and promote world peace. On Saturday, October 9, 1999, a host of recording artists ranging from Busta Rhymes, Sting, the reunited Eurythmics, and David Bowie will be performing...
View Resource United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

As devastating natural disasters continue around the world, the United Nations' Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) continues to expand its scope. The "About us" section of the website clearly explains their role and goals for countries when an emergency or disaster strikes. Visitors will find that the "History of OCHA" paragraph explains the principles upon which it...
View Resource ReliefWeb

The goal of ReliefWeb is to provide "reliable and relevant humanitarian information and analysis" and "help [people] make sense of humanitarian crises worldwide." ReliefWeb is administered by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and was started in 1996. The "Countries & Emergencies" tab across the top of the page allows visitors to choose countries on a...