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UN's Humanitarian Chief to Step Down

The U.N. secretary-general announced Wednesday that his humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, will step down from her post at the end of March next year. Amos took up her post in September 2010, just months before the Syria crisis erupted. With half that country’s population now displaced or refugees, it has become one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises, and a prime focus for Amos and her staff. Crises in Africa, including in South Sudan and the Central African Republic, as...

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