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World - Region
9/23/2023 9:52:31 PM
Nearly two weeks after a flash flood devastated the Libyan port city of Derna, the official death toll keeps rising, passing 3,800 on Saturday.

World - International
9/17/2023 10:58:34 PM
Armenian separatists in Azerbaijan's breakaway enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday agreed on delivery of humanitarian supplies through the territory controlled by Baku, marking the first step towards de-escalation in the volatile region.

World - Region
9/16/2023 9:57:13 AM
Aid groups have warned of growing risk posed by the spread of disease that could compound the humanitarian crisis in Libya, as hopes of finding more survivors fade days after deadly flooding.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 3:57:52 PM
The United Nations warned Tuesday that the political crisis in Niger and the sanctions imposed against the coup regime risk triggering "catastrophic" humanitarian effects.

World - International
8/28/2023 10:20:01 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday vowed to launch a new diplomatic initiative to up pressure on Azerbaijan over its blockade of Armenian-controlled areas of Nagorno-Karabakh which has raised fears of a humanitarian crisis.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
8/5/2023 5:32:00 PM
The conflict in Sudan has left 24 million people — half the country’s population — in need of food and other assistance, but only 2.5 million have received aid because of vicious fighting and a lack of funding, two senior U.N. officials said Friday.

World - Africa
8/2/2023 2:03:26 PM
The heads of UN food and agriculture agencies wrapped up a three-day visit to South Sudan Tuesday, calling for increased investments in the country to avoid a catastrophic food crisis.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/19/2023 10:39:00 PM
Donors at a UN conference on Monday pledged close to $1.5 billion to combat the humanitarian crisis in Sudan and help its neighbours host refugees fleeing the fighting.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/19/2023 4:25:39 PM
The United States on Friday promised $103 million for Sudan and neighboring countries to support displaced people as a month of war between rival generals triggers a humanitarian crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/9/2023 7:23:27 PM
As the world focuses on the conflict in Sudan, has the Western media given appropriate attention to the humanitarian crisis in the country, asks Azza Radwan Sedky

World - Region
3/25/2023 7:23:01 PM
The Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen said they were imposing severe restrictions starting Saturday on UN and other humanitarian flights arriving in the capital, Sanaa.

World - Region
3/25/2023 3:00:14 PM
Nearly 11 million children in Yemen are in need of humanitarian assistance after eight years of conflict and without urgent action, millions could face ever greater risks of hunger and malnourishment, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday.

World - Region
2/27/2023 2:04:20 PM
The United Nations is seeking $4.3 billion at a pledging conference Monday to alleviate the suffering of millions of people in Yemen, where an eight-year civil war has created one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.

World - Region
2/19/2023 4:08:54 PM
Turkey has ended rescue efforts in all provinces except the two hardest hit by last week's massive quake that killed tens of thousands of people, the Turkish disaster agency said Sunday.

World - Africa
1/24/2023 11:31:59 PM
After five consecutive below-average rains, the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa is expanding and deepening, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

World - Africa
11/15/2022 7:17:02 PM
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said a medical aid convoy had arrived in the capital of Ethiopia's war-ravaged Tigray region Tuesday, its first since a peace deal between the federal government and Tigrayan rebels almost two weeks ago.

World - Africa
9/13/2022 10:41:29 AM
Once home to one of Africa's fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia is struggling as the war in its Tigray region has reignited and weary citizens far from the front are pleading for peace.

World - Africa
9/8/2022 4:15:55 PM
Renewed clashes in northern Ethiopia have forced desperately needed aid deliveries to a halt in Tigray, the United Nations said, exacerbating a humanitarian crisis triggered by the nearly two-year war between pro-government forces and Tigrayan rebels.

World - International
9/4/2022 9:36:44 AM
Pakistan appealed Saturday to the international community for an "immense humanitarian response'' to unprecedented flooding that has left at least 1,265 people dead. The request came even as planes carried supplies to the impoverished country across a humanitarian air bridge.

World - Region
5/1/2022 2:10:21 PM
The United Nations has warned of a "worsening" humanitarian situation in Yemen but said a fragile two-month truce since early April could help reverse the situation

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