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World - Region
5/30/2023 10:26:16 PM
For the first time in Syria’s 12-year war, people in every district are experiencing some degree of “humanitarian stress,” and a staggering 15.3 million, nearly 70% of the population, need humanitarian aid, the United Nations said Tuesday.

World - Africa
5/24/2023 6:39:56 PM
The World Food Program (WFP) on Wednesday appealed for 810 million US dollars over the next six months to scale up humanitarian assistance for millions of people in the Horn of Africa who are trapped in a hunger emergency.

World - Region
4/26/2023 5:47:31 PM
Thousands of people have entered Ethiopia fleeing fighting in neighboring Sudan, an Ethiopian official said Wednesday.

World - Region
2/16/2023 3:41:38 PM
Syria could face dangerous outbreaks of disease in the wake of last week's devastating earthquake if hundreds of thousands of displaced people do not get permanent housing soon, the Red Cross' global chief said Thursday, as Syrians struggle to receive humanitarian aid amid the mounting crisis.

World - War in Ukraine
2/15/2023 9:14:00 PM
The United Nations said Wednesday that $5.6 billion was needed this year to provide humanitarian aid in Ukraine and to the millions who have fled the war-ravaged country.

World - Region
2/12/2023 4:35:38 PM
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday thanked the United Arab Emirates for pledging tens of millions of dollars in aid to the quake-hit country, the presidency said in a statement.

World - Region
2/12/2023 4:01:18 PM
The UN denounced Sunday a failure to get desperately needed aid to war-torn regions of Syria, while warning that the death toll of nearly 30,000 from an earthquake that also devastated Turkey could at least double.

World - Region
2/11/2023 3:46:03 PM
A border crossing between Armenia and Turkey opened for the first time in 35 years on Saturday, to allow humanitarian aid through after a massive earthquake hit the region, an official said.

World - Region
2/9/2023 8:58:03 PM
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged the Security Council to authorize the opening of new cross-border humanitarian aid points between Turkey and Syria to deliver UN aid to earthquake victims.

World - Region
2/7/2023 4:45:00 PM
Countries around the world have mobilised rapidly to send aid and rescue workers after a massive earthquake killed more than 5,000 people in Turkey and Syria. Offers of assistance came from countries across the world. Here are some of the chief pledges of support.

World - Region
1/9/2023 5:43:12 PM
The UN Security Council is set to vote Monday on a resolution that would continue humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s rebel-held northwest from Turkey for another six months, and all eyes will be on Russia.

World - Region
1/8/2023 8:07:23 PM
A humanitarian convoy on Sunday delivered urgently needed supplies to Syria's last rebel stronghold, a day before the U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a resolution that would determine whether aid deliveries to the war-stricken territory can continue.

World - Africa
12/3/2022 9:04:39 PM
The UN's World Health Organization said Friday it still did not have unfettered access to bring humanitarian aid into Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, one month after the ceasefire.

World - War in Ukraine
11/28/2022 1:56:09 PM
​Ukraine prepared for more Russian strikes on Monday and warned of the possibility for a new round of evacuations from the capital during a relative lull from the airstrikes on energy facilities and other key infrastructure in recent weeks.

World - War in Ukraine
10/15/2022 5:19:04 PM
Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced $400 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine, the official SPA news agency said, adding that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had made a phone call to President Volodymyr Zelensky.

World - Region
10/3/2022 6:42:02 PM
A six-month truce in Yemen that expired Sunday had provided a rare respite for the war-ravaged country, but failed attempts to extend it have stoked fears of fresh conflict.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:06:17 PM
A year after the tumultuous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration said Wednesday it will transfer $3.5 billion in frozen Afghan central bank funds for humanitarian aid as hunger grips every province in that country.

World - Africa
8/30/2022 8:28:24 PM
Tigrayan rebels said Tuesday they intended to advance further into neighbouring regions of northern Ethiopia but were still open to peace talks after fighting erupted last week and put paid to a five-month-long truce.

World - Region
7/22/2022 5:39:24 PM
Russia defended its veto of a U.N. resolution that would have extended humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.1 million Syrians in the rebel-held northwest from Turkey for a year, insisting that its demand for only a six-month extension was essential and accusing Western nations of using ``sly'' tactics and trying ``to govern the world.''

World - Region
7/12/2022 3:52:13 PM
The UN Security Council approval a resolution Tuesday extending humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.1 million people in Syria's rebel-held northwest in a victory for Russia.

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