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World - International
12/22/2021 5:10:48 PM
The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a US-proposed resolution that facilitates humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, which is on the verge of economic collapse, while keeping funds out of Taliban hands.

World - International
12/21/2021 9:35:25 PM
The United States Monday submitted a new draft resolution to the UN Security Council on facilitating humanitarian aid to Afghanistan while keeping it out of Taliban hands, after abandoning an earlier proposal under pressure from China.

World - Region
12/16/2021 1:52:15 PM
Saudi Arabia sent two aircraft carrying humanitarian aid to Afghanistan Thursday, state media reported, its first such initiative since the Taliban took control of the crisis-stricken country in August.

World - Region
12/15/2021 1:38:02 PM
Cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria remains vital, the United Nations Secretary-General said in an internal report Tuesday, as a UN authorization allowing aid into rebel-held areas in the country's northwest without approval from Damascus is set to expire.

World - Africa
12/3/2021 12:19:42 AM
The United Nations is predicting that a record 274 million people - who together would amount to the world's fourth most-populous country - will require emergency humanitarian aid next year in countries like Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Syria and Yemen which face a raft of challenges including war, insecurity, hunger, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.

World - Region
11/15/2021 10:31:00 PM
President Alexander Lukashenko spoke Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border and a request from Merkel to allow in humanitarian aid, Belarus state media said.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 10:19:44 AM
The U.N. Security Council called for an end to the intensifying and expanding conflict in Ethiopia on Friday, and for unhindered access for humanitarian aid to tackle the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade in the war-torn Tigray region.

World - Africa
10/20/2021 11:27:43 AM
A new airstrike has hit the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, residents said Wednesday, while the United Nations said it is slashing by more than half its Tigray presence as a government blockade halts humanitarian aid efforts and people die from lack of food.

World - International
10/12/2021 7:57:54 PM
The Italian government, which holds the G-20 presidency, said the aim of the meeting was to address ``urgent'' humanitarian support for Afghans, the fight against terrorism and freedom of movement for Afghans inside the country and out

World - Region
10/7/2021 11:20:18 AM
Rebel-held northwest Syria is facing an unprecedented coronavirus surge and aid agencies are calling on the world to help provide humanitarian and medical aid, increase hospital capacity and ensure people are vaccinated.

World - Africa
10/6/2021 9:59:46 PM
Ethiopia is facing an "immense humanitarian crisis," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday, calling for Addis Ababa to grant "unhindered" access to international aid, a week after the country expelled seven UN officials.

World - International
9/16/2021 9:27:06 AM
Donor countries pledged during a United Nations appeal this week to open their purse strings to the tune of $1.2 billion in humanitarian aid

World - International
9/15/2021 10:20:17 AM

World - International
9/8/2021 4:16:44 PM
Maas said his country is ready to provide humanitarian aid via the United Nations and will continue to speak to the Taliban to secure the departure from Afghanistan of former employees and others

Egypt - Defence
9/6/2021 7:40:31 PM
The aid is offered by the Defense Ministry and the Egyptian Red Crescent Society to support the Sudanese people at times of conflict and hardships

World - Region
9/6/2021 5:38:50 PM
The State Department said Blinken would discuss with Qatar its efforts, alongside Turkey, to reopen Kabul's ramshackle airport -- essential to fly in badly needed humanitarian aid and to evacuate remaining Afghans

Egypt - Politics
9/5/2021 7:28:40 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has also ordered the launch of an air lift between Egypt and Sudan in the upcoming few days to help Khartoum during the recent flooding crisis

World - International
9/2/2021 9:13:34 PM
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, a cargo airbridge is being established to transport non-food items such as medical and other emergency supplies to where they are needed the most

World - International
8/31/2021 2:12:43 PM
'The airport is of existential importance for Afghanistan because without it no medical or humanitarian aid can get there either, which means it's also of the utmost importance for the work of the United Nations,' she said

World - International
8/15/2021 5:55:32 PM
A spokeswoman for UNHCR said that while the situation inside Afghanistan is fluid, 'for now the displacement is largely internal'

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