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Dozens Injured in Israeli Police Attack on Palestinian Funeral | News from Jerusalem

Walid al-Sharif’s funeral was attacked just days after an Israeli attack on the funeral of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. More than 70 Palestinians were injured after Israeli police fired tear gas canisters and rubber bullets during a funeral procession for a young Palestinian man who died of wounds sustained at …

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International Day of Families: FG to empower 30 people in need – Humanitarian Minister

Minister Farouk As Nigeria and the rest of the world mark the International Day of Families 2022, Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, said 30 families in need were to be empowered by the ministry. . The United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution …

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What to know about North Korea’s ‘explosive’ COVID-19 outbreak

NOTNorth Korea went public with its first “explosive” outbreak of COVID-19 on Friday, reporting six deaths and raising concerns about the hermit state’s defenses against the coronavirus after two years of claiming to have staved off infections. The state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) reports that one of the six …

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After the EU shuns Russia, will Moscow close the door on humanitarian aid to Syria? | Middle East | News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW

As Russia’s war in Ukraine rages on, the EU has hosted the sixth international donors’ conference for war-torn Syria, with the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warning that Syria must not be forgotten. “Now Ukraine is in the headlines. But don’t give up on Syria,” he said, pointing out …

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Ukraine: UN chief condemns attack on school; welcomes new evacuees from Mariupol |

Bilohorivka is close to the government town of Severodonetsk, where heavy fighting was reported in the suburbs on Saturday. “This attack is another reminder that in this war, as in so many other conflicts, civilians pay the highest pricesaid spokesman Stéphane Dujarric in a statement on behalf of the UN …

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Ethiopia: Essential aid reaches Tigray region, but more needed

Journalists and media workers face “increasing politicization” of their work and threats to their freedom to simply do their job, which “are growing day by day”, the UN chief told occasion of World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday. The day highlights the essential work they do, holding those in power …

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UN seeks international support for humanitarian action in Borno

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to support humanitarian action in Borno State, which is currently recovering from the insurgency. António Guterres made the call on Tuesday in Maiduguri as he wrapped up his visit to the state where he met with displaced people, repentant Boko-Haram …

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Security Council condemns Karachi explosion

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned Tuesday’s ‘heinous and cowardly’ terrorist attack at the University of Karachi and called for those responsible to be brought to justice, according to a statement issued by the chairperson of the 15-member council. for this month, Barbara Woodward from Great Britain. Thursday. The …

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Key players call for accountability for atrocities in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – For the first time, key players seeking accountability for atrocities committed during the war in Ukraine have come together in an informal meeting of the UN Security Council to boost investigations on the abuses that many Western countries attribute to Russia. Wednesday’s session included the chief …

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OAS suspends Russia’s permanent observer status

The lifeless body of a man with his hands tied behind his back lies on the ground in Bucha, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. Associated Press reporters in Bucha, a small town northwest of kyiv, saw the bodies of at least nine people. in civilian clothes who appeared to have …

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Ukraine refugee crisis tests global humanitarian response

In less than two months since Russian troops started the war in Ukraine, 5 million Ukrainians have left their country and around 7 million are internally displaced, according to the UN Refugee Agency, or UNHCR. Most Ukrainian refugees have sought refuge in neighboring European countries where they are provided with …

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Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan concerned about mounting humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

Former US diplomat in Afghanistan Ross Wilson has expressed concern over growing adversities in Afghanistan as the world turns a blind eye to the nation’s situation amid the mounting Ukraine-Russia crisis. Expressing surprise, Wilson said they hoped the so-called Islamic emirate would prefer to govern “reasonably” this time, offering equal …

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Ukraine News: Rotary International raises $9 million in humanitarian aid during war with Russia

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Rotary International member who traveled from Ukraine to Chicago talks about his trip and conditions on the ground as the brutal war rages on. In just seven weeks since the start of the war in Ukraine, the organization has raised millions of dollars for humanitarian aid. …

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Sri Lanka defaults on its external debt amid economic and humanitarian crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka announced on Tuesday it would suspend payments on its external debt, a step that underscores the crisis facing a government struggling to contain soaring inflation, large-scale protests and a potentially imminent humanitarian catastrophe on an island of 22 million people. Although the announcement marks …

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Trapped in Mariupol hospital: ‘They said anyone who left would be shot’ | Ukraine

Ohen the husband of a very pregnant woman came to pick up his wife after the attack on the Mariupol maternity hospital, describing her by her tattoos and earrings, Alina Buzunar had to tell him that she had died and took the man to the morgue to identify the body. …

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Syria: 8,000 displaced people in Rukban camp need urgent humanitarian response – Syrian Arab Republic

Geneva – All parties concerned must take urgent action to provide emergency assistance to displaced Syrians in al-Rukban camp, on Syria’s southern border with Jordan, as the humanitarian crisis escalates with depletion of basic materials, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. statement. More than 8,000 displaced Syrians in …

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State Secretary Raščan announces Slovenia’s humanitarian contribution to the crisis in the Central Sahel

State Secretary Stanislav Raščan today participated in a virtual high-level meeting on the food and nutrition crises in the Sahel and Lake Chad regions. He announced Slovenia’s humanitarian contribution worth 50,000 euros in 2022, which will be channeled through the World Food Program (WFP) to meet the most urgent needs …

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UN Human Rights Office collects evidence of possible war crimes in Bucha, Ukraine

GENEVA – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said it was gathering evidence of possible war crimes committed by Russian forces in the Ukrainian town of Bucha. UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has expressed horror at images of civilians lying dead in the streets of …

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Draft Political Declaration on Strengthening the Protection of Civilians from the Humanitarian Consequences Arising from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas (REV 2) – World

Part A: Preamble Division 1 1.1 As armed conflicts prolong, become more complex and more urbanized, the risks for civilians have increased. This is a major source of concern and needs to be addressed. The causes of these risks involve a range of factors, including the use of explosive weapons …

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CS Global Partners: Dominica unfairly bears the brunt of the impact of global warming | national

LONDON, April 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A growing body of research shows that the worst impacts of climate change are borne by the most vulnerable nations. The Commonwealth of Dominica is one such nation – which, due to its geographic location – is currently experiencing a higher number of …

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Ukraine: Civilians in besieged Chernihiv need access to essentials

Civilians in the city of Chernihiv in northern Ukraine have had limited access to running water, electricity or heating since early March 2022, when Russian forces stepped up their assault on the city, said Human Rights Watch today. Since at least March 24, Russian forces have effectively besieged the city, …

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Analysis: Can Ethiopia’s ‘truce’ end its devastating civil war? | Abi Ahmad

Seventeen months after the start of a brutal civil war, the Ethiopian government announced on Friday that it had declared a unilateral truce, ostensibly to ease the flow of humanitarian aid and end the conflict without further bloodshed. The UN, the United States and a host of European states have …

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Afghanistan: Humanitarian Crises Operation Update Report n° 4 Emergency Appeal n° MDRAF007 – Afghanistan

Operation update summary: Despite the difficulties encountered in the country (worsening drought, collapse of financial institutions, winter season, etc.), ARCS and IFRC remained functional. The activities carried out by ARCS from November 2021 to January 2022 include the assessment of nearly 23,200 households, the distribution of 27,150 food parcels, 5,000 …

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Update on UN work in Ukraine 23.03.2022 – Ukraine

March 24, 2022 We now know that more than 200,000 people do not have access to water in Donetska Oblast in the east of the country. This is what the authorities and our humanitarian colleagues say. More people could be cut off from water supplies as clashes continue in the …

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The Council of Europe Congress condemns the aggression against Ukraine and calls on the Russian Federation to respect its obligations under international law, including international humanitarian law

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe unanimously adopted on 22 March 2022 a declaration condemning the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine as a flagrant violation of international law. The debate was preceded by a remote exchange of views with the Ukrainian Minister …

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Proof Brewery makes Pravda beer to benefit Ukrainian humanitarian effort

From time to time, current world events – and their impact – spill over into our little pocket of North Florida. And sadly, the ongoing attack launched by Russia against its peaceful neighbor Ukraine is one such period. The good news, however, is that our local craft beer community can …

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International Women’s Day 2022: a week of action for equality [EN/AR] – Iraq

March 15, 2022; Baghdad, Iraq, – Every year, International Women’s Day is a time to reflect and commit to challenging gender norms, empowering each other, breaking stereotypes, celebrating diversity and taking climate action. . Over the past week, the UN in Iraq has launched an advocacy campaign to remind us …

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IBC-International Blue Crescent emergency response to the needs of Ukrainian refugees in Moldova and displaced persons in Ukraine – Moldova

General context The conflict in Ukraine has created a regional humanitarian crisis. More than 1.5 million Ukrainians have already fled their homes to neighboring countries. Moldova is one of the main host countries for refugees and a transit country for those who leave. Some 350,000 Ukrainian refugees have entered Moldova …

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Explosions heard in Kyiv as Russian troops close in on Ukrainian capital

Ukrainian authorities reported limited success in securing the evacuation of Ukrainian civilians from the worst affected areas on Friday. Around Kyiv, volunteers and local authorities were able to help thousands more flee the worst-hit neighborhoods north and west of the city. Despite heavy outgoing and incoming fire, more than 22,000 …

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Tory MP’s son among ex-British military heads to Ukrainian frontline | Ukraine

The eldest son of a Tory MP and former government minister is among a group of former British servicemen who have joined the war in Ukraine. Ben Grant, 30, who spent more than five years as a commando in the Royal Marines, is among a group of seven former servicemen …

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Live Updates: Russia invades Ukraine

Shalanda Young, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, DC, February 1. (Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty Images) The White House has asked lawmakers to approve $10 billion in lethal and humanitarian aid for Ukraine as part …

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British Prime Minister says British troops will not fight Russian forces in Ukraine

Chevron Corp. Chief Executive Mike Wirth attends a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, United States, October 18. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on Tuesday voiced support for governments to release emergency stocks of oil to offset supply fears sparked by Russia’s …

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Demoralized Russian invaders suffer heavy casualties

The Russian invaders are demoralized and suffer heavy losses. Russian troops have slowed down the offensive but are still trying to succeed in some areas in the assault on Ukraine. “During the air offensive, the enemy continued to fire on military and civilian airfields, troop (force) command points, air defense …

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Statement Condemning Killing of 8 Polio Health Workers in Afghanistan – Afghanistan

By Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean February 24, 2022, Cairo, Egypt – I am shocked and deeply outraged by the killing of 8 polio health workers, including 4 women, in Afghanistan today. I offer my most sincere condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of …

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16 new pieces of digital art added to the NFT Charity Collection

The series was “inspired by the enigma of these letter combinations like a hidden code that continues to elude us”. Tweet that The 16 new digital artworks depict the “Huroof e Muqatta’ah” – The Disconnected Letters of the Holy Quran. According to Jaffrey, the series was “inspired by the enigma …

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Gordon calls for upholding human rights of detained doctor

PHILIPPINES, February 20 – Press release February 20, 2022 Gordon calls for upholding human rights of detained doctor Senator Richard J. Gordon has expressed deep concern and deep concern over the continued disappearance of Dr. Maria Natividad Castro. Castro, a cum laude graduate of the University …

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Loudoun County site could be new processing center for Afghan refugees – NBC4 Washington

A new processing center for the next wave of Afghan refugees may be opening in Loudoun County, Virginia. No contract has yet been signed, but the Department of Homeland Security has informed local officials of the possibility of using the Lansdowne National Conference Center as a first stop in this …

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The United States is punishing the Afghan people

February 17, 2022 ISLAMABAD- PRESIDENT Biden’s decision to divert half of frozen Afghan central bank funds held in the United States to the families of 9/11 victims is intended to punish the Afghan people who have been devastated by two decades of US-led war. United. Nothing could be more brutal …

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Future Fund forced to hand over $5 million to sanctioned Chinese arms company | China

The Future Fund was forced to hand over approximately $5 million of taxpayers’ money to a Chinese state-controlled arms manufacturer sanctioned for selling weapons to Myanmar’s genocidal army. Last year, the Guardian revealed that Australia’s sovereign wealth fund had invested $4.9 million in five subsidiaries of Chinese arms conglomerate Aviation …

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New partnership between UNICEF and the Government of Japan to support thousands of Tongan families affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami – Tonga

SUVA, FIJI February 14, 2022 – UNICEF and the Government of Japan announce a new $1,250,000 partnership to help the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga ensure that approximately 19,250 people, including 10,000 children, are affected by the recent volcanic eruption and tsunami have sufficient access to drinking water, the …

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Azerbaijan continues its criminal acts against Armenian prisoners of war

12:07, February 12, 2022 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 12, ARMENPRESS. More than a year has passed since the 44-day war, but Azerbaijan’s horrific war crimes cases continue to come to light, said Taguhi Tovmasyan, a member of the Armenian Parliament and chair of the Standing Committee of the protection of human rights …

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$2 Million AfDB Grant to Support Relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines – Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (February 9, 2022) – The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $2 million grant to support the Government of the Philippines’ emergency response to the devastation in the central and southern provinces caused by Typhoon Odette (international name Rai), the strongest typhoon to make landfall in the …

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UN mourns 13 civilian casualties in al-Qurayshi killing

ALEPPO: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern about civilian casualties in a US raid that resulted in the death of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi. Asked about the secretary-general’s comment on the US operation in Syria against al-Qurayshi, Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for Guterres, said: “We …

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DR Congo: More peacekeepers deployed following deadly camp attack – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have stepped up their presence in the area around a camp for displaced people in Ituri province following a deadly attack this week, the United Nations said on Thursday. . UN chief Antonio Guterres strongly condemned Tuesday’s assault by militias of the …

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WFP needs $2.6 billion to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

The World Food Program (WFP) announced on Tuesday that it needs urgent funding of $2.6 billion to scale up operations for 8.7 million starving Afghans as the freezing winter deteriorates the situation. WFP communications officer in Afghanistan Shelley Thakral said it was a race against time and she feared …

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QRCS Secretary General discusses humanitarian situation with Yemen Ambassador

Ali bin Hassan al-Hammadi, Secretary General of the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), met with Rajeh Hussein Badi, Ambassador of Yemen to Qatar. The meeting was attended by Faisal Mohamed al-Emadi, Executive Director of the QRCS International Relief and Development Division, and Dr. Fawzi Oussedik, QRCS International Relations and International …

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Ethiopia: ICRC humanitarian flight delivers vital medical supplies to Tigray – Ethiopia

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has made its first delivery of medical supplies since last September to Mekelle, the capital of Tigray. With the support and facilitation of the authorities, urgently needed supplies, including essential drugs, arrived in Mekelle on Wednesday. They will be distributed to health …

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Sense. Moran and Casey appeal to free up resources within Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust to meet global hunger needs – News Releases

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) led a bipartisan group of their colleagues to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to free up resources within the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust, an international emergency food aid program, …

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Rights group condemns killing of Baloch political refugee Razzaq Mandai in Afghanistan

The International Voice of Baloch Disappeared Persons (IVBMP), a collective representing family members of Balochistan’s disappeared, has strongly condemned the murder of Razzaq Mandai, a Baloch political refugee, in Afghanistan. In a statement to the media, the IVBMP said: “We are aware of his case. He fled Balochistan to save …

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Ethiopia urges international community to hold TPLF accountable for obstructing humanitarian aid –

Addis Ababa, January 21, 2021 (Walta) – Minister of State Ambassador Redwan Hussein had a discussion on humanitarian support in Ethiopia with World Food Program Regional Director Michael John Denford. During their discussions, Ambassador Redwan reiterated the federal government’s commitment to peace in Ethiopia through its decisions to suspend the …

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Austria plans meeting on humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in March

Alexander Kmentt speaks in an interview with Kyodo News on January 10, 2022, in Vienna. (Kyodo) VIENNA (Kyodo) — Austria plans to hold an international conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in March before the country hosts the first meeting of a UN treaty banning the weapons that …

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Taliban: Taliban ask China for help to gain international recognition

KABUL: The Taliban are seeking China’s help in having its government of the Islamic Emirate officially recognized by the international community, a crucial step that could help Afghanistan access some $9 billion in frozen reserves held in the ‘foreigner. “All the conditions of the international community required for recognition have …

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UNICEF Kazakhstan Humanitarian Situation Report January 2022 – Kazakhstan

Status update | January 15, 2022 Strong points During the first week of January 2022, public protests sparked by a sharp rise in the price of liquefied petroleum gas quickly escalated to reflect the widely shared grievances of the population as they seek political reform. The protests have involved demonstrations …

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The Trade Center hosts an impressive range of premier international events

People attend events at Dubai World Trade Center. Gulf Today, Staff Reporter The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) is poised to build on the momentum it has generated for the post-pandemic economic recovery of the global events industry with a robust schedule of conferences and events. exhibitions, starting this weekend. …

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UNHCR – UN and partners launch plans to help 28 million people in need in Afghanistan and region

Geneva – The United Nations and non-governmental organizations will today launch Joint Response Plans to bring life-saving humanitarian assistance to 22 million people in Afghanistan and support 5.7 million displaced Afghans and local communities in five neighboring countries. The combined humanitarian and refugee response plans require more than $ 5 …

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89,000 Zimbabweans deported, humanitarian crisis across the border

More than 89,000 illegal immigrants deported to Zimbabwe after their arrest after crossing the border Human rights activists have warned of Zimbabwe’s humanitarian crisis fueling exodus Political analysts say this is clear proof that Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is failing PAY ATTENTION: Follow Briefly News on Twitter and never miss the …

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Builders FirstSource announces over $ 2 million in charitable contributions

FirstSource builders DALLAS – Builders FirstSource announced that it had raised more than $ 1 million for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in 2021. The company also announced that it has pledged to contribute more than $ 1 million to certain charitable organizations. nonprofit focused on emergency relief, disaster assistance …

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Police unions file complaint against UN rapporteur for allegedly using excessive force

Police unions have lodged an official complaint against the UN rapporteur, Nils Melzer, who criticized on Twitter the actions of Dutch officers during a demonstration against the Covid. The president of the ACP police union said Melzer is biased and therefore no longer credible. Police unions ACP, ANPV, Equipe and …

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Yemeni troops kill eight Houthis in fighting in Marib, as Saudi-led airstrikes target Sana’a

Heavy fighting has taken place in areas south of Marib between Houthi rebels – who control Yemen’s capital Sana’a – and the Yemeni army – backed by an Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia. War in Yemen erupted in 2014, when Houthi rebels seized Sana’a and forced the government into …

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Regional strategic overview of 3RP 2022 – Turkey

On What is 3RP? The 3RP is a strategic, coordination, planning, advocacy, fundraising and programming platform for humanitarian and development partners to respond to the Syrian crisis. The 3RP is a comprehensive regional plan with five nationally led response plans 1, called national chapters, which are developed through the respective …

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Grave violations of children’s rights in conflict on the rise around the world, warns UNICEF – World

Less than half of parties to conflict around the world have committed to protecting children NEW YORK, December 31, 2021 – This year has brought a series of grave violations against children in protracted and emerging conflicts, UNICEF warned today. From Afghanistan to Yemen and Syria to northern Ethiopia, thousands …

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Duterte warns profiteers and hoarders following “Odette”

(File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte said business owners profiting from consumer goods in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette could be arrested. In his pre-recorded Talk to the People speech on Monday night, Duterte threatened to order the arrest of business owners implicated in the overvaluation of commodities …

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More than 30 people killed, Save the Children staff missing in Myanmar attack

By Jessie Yeung and Maija Ehlinger, CNN At least 30 people, including women and children, were killed on Friday in Kayah state in eastern Myanmar, according to the Karenni Human Rights Group, and two members of the international humanitarian group Save the Children remain missing. The “charred remains” were discovered …

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Red Cross blood supply at historically low level!

(MURFREESBORO) As the holiday season continues, concern mounts for the nation’s blood supply, which has now dropped to worrying levels and could force hospitals to suspend essential blood and platelet transfusions for patients. Contact the Murfreesboro Red Cross and see when a blood drive is scheduled that will fit your …

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Hope and the Hype – Humanitarian Protection in the Digital Space – World

INTRODUCTION Despite the many regulatory and political measures taken to limit human suffering during war, civilians living in conflict zones and violent environments remain the main victims of abuses and the effects of violence. Unfortunately, this reality shows no signs of slowing down. Some of the factors that fuel the …

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Afghanistan: Pakistani army chief calls for joint international efforts to avert looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday called for joint international efforts to avert the looming humanitarian crisis in war-torn Afghanistan. General Bajwa made the remarks during a meeting with the United States Special Representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, who visited him at the army headquarters in …

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International Migrants Day 2021: Declaration of the United Nations Network on Migration in Iraq – Iraq

Baghdad – Every year on December 18, the United Nations celebrates International Migrants Day to highlight the contributions migrants make, as well as the challenges they may face. Overwhelmingly, migration benefits individuals and societies – in countries of origin and destination. Despite this, in recent years, several worrying trends confirm …

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Charter Flights to Facilitate Taiwan’s Aid in Global Rescue Missions | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An exercise was held Monday, December 13, at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, in which the country tested its ability to mobilize resources for global rescue missions through charter flights. Previously, Taiwanese teams involved in international humanitarian aid work had to travel to destinations via commercial flights …

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Sahelian countries unite for universal access to quality education

With renewed interest in uprooting French rule, Russia finally began its forays into the Sahel region, an elongated landlocked territory located between North Africa (Maghreb) and the West African region, and also extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. While it remains largely underdeveloped and more of the …

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Some conventional arms treaties face emerging challenges, including lethal autonomous weapons, says Secretary-General at Review Conference – World

SG / SM / 21076DECEMBER 10, 2021 Here is the message from UN Secretary-General António Guterres to the Sixth Review Conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, to be held on December 13: I am pleased to address my greetings to the Sixth Review …

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Terrorism: the Sahel-5 turn to Russia

With renewed interest in uprooting French rule, Russia finally began its forays into the Sahel region, an elongated landlocked territory located between North Africa (Maghreb) and the West African region, and also extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. While it remains largely underdeveloped and more of the …

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Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining, Gender Equality and Inclusion Annual Report 2020 – Global

INTRODUCTION In recent years, the GICHD has taken continuous steps to promote gender equality and inclusion, both internally and in its external work. In its internal structure, the Mine and Gender Action Program (GMAP) was integrated as a division of the GICHD in March 2019.1 In addition, in 2020, the …

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Highest UN humanitarian appeal falls on deaf ears

On Thursday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) appealed to the great powers for a record $ 41 billion to help the 183 million people most in need of life-saving aid. This is a big increase from the $ 35 billion requested for 2021 and …

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Unanimously adopting resolution 2608 (2021), the Security Council renews the authorization for international naval forces to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia – Somalia

SC / 14717 SECURITY COUNCIL8917TH MEETING * (PM) Resolutions achieved goal of reducing attacks, key official says, but hopes future aid will align with Somali priorities The Security Council today renewed for three more months its authorization to States and regional organizations cooperating with Somalia to use all necessary means …

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths at the launch of Global Humanitarian Snapshot 2022, Washington, DC, December 2, 2021 – World

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak at this launch. Before I start I just want to say how clear Samantha Power’s remarks were. I totally agree that we cannot continue to exponentially increase the budget and the humanitarian aid footprint. In fact, I had a very useful …

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Remarks by SRSG Patten “A Woman Even Here” Women’s Right to Safety and Dignity in Humanitarian Response – UNFPA event at EXPO 2020, Dubai, November 30, 2021 – Worldwide

I am delighted to be here in Dubai to reflect on our global goals, including promoting tolerance and inclusiveness, and how we can ensure that no one is left behind as we build the collective future that we want. I would like to sincerely thank Dubai Cares and UNFPA for …

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United Nations Migration Agency says humanitarian situation worsens in Marib, Yemen – JURIST – News

The United Nations agency for migration, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Wednesday expressed concern over the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen’s Marib governorate, where the armed conflict has a devastating impact on internally displaced people, migrants and the communities that shelter them. According to the IOM Displacement Tracking …

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Mexico: Protection monitoring, quarterly report (July, August and September 2021) – Mexico

SUMMARY AND KEY PURPOSES This report presents the results of protection monitoring conducted jointly by the DRC and JRS in Ciudad Juarez and Tapachula, Mexico between July and September 2021. During the quarter, 394 households covering a total of 892 individuals were interviewed with a standardized protection monitoring instrument, collecting …

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Western aid workers in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover struggle against impossible task

People wait to receive money during a cash distribution organized by the World Food Program in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 17. With the UN warning, millions of people are in near starvation conditions, WFP has dramatically increased its direct assistance to families.Petros Giannakouris / The Associated Press In the 100 …

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Illicit small arms trade fuels crime and terrorism

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations said the illicit trade in small arms not only exacerbates violence in all its forms, but also fuels crime and terrorism around the world. Majid Takht-Ravanchi made the remarks in an address Monday at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting for the assessment of …

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‘Let’s make a deal’ Monty Hall married his distant cousin who died just 3 months before him

Legendary broadcaster Monty Hall was reluctant to meet his distant cousin, Marilyn Hall, who would later become his wife. After meeting her for the first time, Monty said it was “the game over.” During a 2002 interview with Archive American Television, Monty Hall revealed how he met his beloved wife, …

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Desperate migrants as “armed gangs”? A response to Sari and Hudson

In the midst of a rapidly worsening humanitarian situation on the border between Poland and Belarus, Aurel Sari and Ben Hudson have examined in these pages the actions of Belarus from an international legal point of view through doctrinal lenses. the use of force, intervention and sovereignty, and secondarily as …

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Lukashenko, Merkel discuss Belarus-Poland border crisis in hopes it can be stopped

BIALYSTOK, Poland – German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks with authoritarian Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday as part of a wave of European diplomatic efforts to end the migration crisis on Belarus’ border with the Poland that Lukashenko is accused of having orchestrated. Lukashenko’s office claimed that in a …

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Eswatini and Russia appoint new envoys to Taiwan (MOFA)

Taipei, Nov. 16 (CNA) The Kingdom of Eswatini and Russia recently appointed their new ambassador and chief envoy respectively to Taiwan, the latter having already arrived in the country to take up his post, according to the Foreign Ministry (MOFA ) says Tuesday. At a press conference in Eswatini on …

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