Training mission in Tanzania
The East African state of Tanganyika was granted independence in 1961. Under the leadership of President Julius Nyerere, ...
United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM)
Straight after the Second World War, the differences between Muslims and Hindus in colonial British India turned out to be ...
Earthquake in Turkey
During the last century, Turkey was struck repeatedly by major earthquakes. One of them was in 1966. On 16 August, the town of ...
Operation Aqua Vita
In the second half of October and the beginning of November 1966, Central Italy was hit by heavy rainfall, with particularly ...
Netherlands Engineer Team Assisting Bihar (NETAB)
During the summers of 1965 and 1966, India was faced with severe drought. Large parts of the Indian population were at risk of ...
The Tunisia Company
In the last week of September 1969, the North African country of Tunisia was hit by severe flooding. Devastating flood waters ...
Pakistani civil war emergency relief
When British India was decolonised in 1947, the Indian Muslims were granted their own state, Pakistan, split into West Pakistan ...
Air lift in Sudan
Sudan became independent on 1 January 1956. In theory, the new state was secular, but in practice Islamic principles formed the ...
Food distribution in West Africa
In the years prior to the summer of 1973, there had been virtually no rainfall in West Africa. The severe drought brought famine ...
Sahel detachment in Darfur
Between 1968 and 1974, the Sahel had had virtually no rainfall, not even in the rainy season. Severe famine was the result. ...