International Humanitarian

Turn a new page – donate blood or platelets this fall – Chronicle Express

American Red Cross FINGER LAKES — On the first day of fall, the American Red Cross is asking the public to start the season with a life-saving blood or platelet donation. While the leaves turn, the need for blood never changes. Those who donate this fall play an important role …

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OCHA Sudan: Central Darfur State Profile (updated September 2022) – Sudan

Attachments Background Central Darfur State was created in 2012 and was formerly part of West Darfur State. It borders the states of West Darfur, North Darfur and Central Darfur and shares international borders with Chad and the Central African Republic. Its capital is the city of Zalingei. In the northeast …

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Chinese foreign minister attends UN Security Council foreign ministers’ meeting on Ukraine_Xinhua

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (C, front) attends the United Nations (UN) Security Council foreign ministers’ meeting on Ukraine at the UN headquarters in New York , Sept. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie) UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on …

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Biden commits $2.9 billion in humanitarian aid to bolster global food security

President Joe Biden will announce that the United States will provide $2.9 billion in humanitarian funding to help alleviate a global food crisis. Biden is expected to elaborate on the various investments during his Wednesday morning address to the United Nations General Assembly. The president and senior administration officials have …

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US Dispatch: Human Rights Activists Protest Filipino Leader Marcos’ UN Visit Outside NYSE – JURIST

Hannah Brem is an editor at JURIST and a 3L from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is filing this dispatch from New York. Human rights activists gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday to protest the visit of Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos …

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Ukrainian armed forces repel enemy attacks near six settlements

During the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the settlement areas of Mykhaylivka Druha, Vesela Dolyna, Odradivka, Marinka, Novomykhaylivka and Pravdyne. This is stated in the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at 06:00, September 18, posted on Facebook. As …

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping hail ‘great power’ ties in talks challenging the West

NEW YORK: Millions of people face the risk of conflict-induced famine and widespread food insecurity as a result of armed conflict, the UN Security Council said Thursday.The UNSC meeting on the “protection of civilians in armed conflict” was requested by Brazil and Ireland to discuss the “white note” on conflict …

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Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: Peace in the region is possible only on the basis of strict observance of international law

Baku, September 14, AZERTAC As of September 12, 2022, military provocations launched by the Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijan continue despite calls from the international community and the ceasefire agreement between the parties, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Affairs said. in a commentary on the ongoing Armenian provocation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian …

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Security Council Press Statement on Yemen (12 September 2022) – Yemen

SC/15025 The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nicolas de Rivière (France): Members of the Security Council highlighted the tangible benefits of the truce for the Yemeni people, including a 60 per cent reduction in the number of casualties, a quadrupling of fuel through the …

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43 dead and injured in Afghanistan last week – Pajhwok Afghan News

KABUL (Pajhwok): Last week, the global community underscored the imperative for interaction with the Afghan interim leadership, the inclusiveness of the government, the reopening of secondary schools for girls and the continuation of humanitarian assistance to the Afghanistan. Major events of the past week The need to reopen girls’ schools …

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World Vision Gaza director gets 12 years in prison in notorious terrorism case

On Tuesday, the work director of the Christian ministry World Vision in Gaza was sentenced to 12 years in prison for allegedly transferring funds from the ministry to the terrorist organization Hamas. Mohammad el-Halabi, who has already spent six years in prison as part of his trial, plans to appeal …

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Comment: How can we improve humanitarian aid to Ukrainians? Let them control | Columns

Vladimir Putin clearly did not expect the strong military resistance that Ukraine was able to put up when Russian forces invaded six months ago. Nor did the Russian leadership expect the Ukrainian state and society to remain united in the face of the sudden onslaught of violence. But hold together, …

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United States Provides Immediate Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Flooding in Sudan

Download logo The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $100,000 in immediate assistance to support those affected by heavy rains and severe flooding in Sudan, which have caused at least 89 dead, affected more than 226,000 people, and destroyed or damaged more than …

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Mozambique: UNHCR Fact Sheet, July 2022 – Mozambique

Attachments Mozambique hosts 28,943 refugees and asylum seekers. Violence by non-state armed groups (NSAGs) combined with natural disasters, has resulted in more than one million internally displaced persons (IDPs) cumulatively in northern and central Mozambique. Recent attacks in northern Mozambique have caused the further displacement of more than 83,900 people. …

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Meditation Master, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Urges Nigerians to Pursue Peace at Culture Festival 2022

World Peace Ambassador and Founder of the Art of Living Foundation, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, stressed the need for Nigerians to be familiar with the principles of love in order to achieve national unity and a harmonious society . This, he said during the Culture Festival 2022 held on …

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[100 Emerging Women Leaders] Meet Mounica Tata, who highlights crucial issues through illustrations

[100 Emerging Women Leaders] Meet Mounica Tata, who highlights crucial issues through illustrations

Illustration has become a powerful form of presenting ideas on virtual platforms, and one name that has grown in popularity is Mounica Tata aka Doodleodrama. The self-taught illustrator’s name has become synonymous with socially relevant doodles. Known for her simple yet conversational illustrations, Mounica has been a resounding voice when …

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KUNA: Kuwait plans to strengthen its ties with the ICRC – diplomat – Human

08/19/2022 LOC13:02 10:02 GMT Permanent Representative to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva Ambassador Nasser Al-Hayen and President of the ICRC Peter Maurer GENEVA, Aug. 19 (KUNA) — Kuwait is keen to promote its relations with international humanitarian organizations in general and the International …

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Al Mezan warns of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis looming as Israel continues to ban fuel in Gaza – Occupied Palestinian Territory

The humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip are deteriorating significantly due to the ongoing Israeli military escalation against Gaza since Friday, August 5, 2022, targeting civilians and civilian objects, in particular infrastructure, including distribution networks water and electricity. The 6-day complete closure of Erez and Karem Abu Salem crossings into …

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Humanitarian Highlights #2 (July 30 – August 12, 2022) – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Attachments ITURI SECURITY CONSTRAINTS LEAVE THOUSANDS OF SECURITIES WITHOUT HUMANITARIAN AID The continued deterioration of the security situation and its impact on civilians in Ituri remain of concern.Between July 30 and August 11, at least 60 civilians were killed in armed attacks across the province, according to humanitarian sources. Several …

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Iran deeply concerned about lack of progress on nuclear disarmament

TEHRAN — Iran has expressed deep concern over the lack of progress in nuclear disarmament and the lack of any prospect of achieving that goal. Iran expressed concern in a statement to the Tenth NPT Review Conference. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is convinced that the obligation regarding nuclear disarmament, …

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Humanitarian Catastrophe, Global Economic Crisis: Implications of Russian Sanctions

Russian sanctions seem to have had a significant impact on Europe. These serious consequences include inflation, which is now at 8% after briefly hitting 10%. Humanitarian Catastrophe, Global Economic Crisis: Implications of Russian Sanctions Following the Russian military operation in Ukraine, major Western countries and blocs such as Japan, European …

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Half-year report of the MuniFin group January-June 2022:

Municipality Finance PlcSemestrial reportAugust 5, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. (EEST) equippedEnd Group Half-year report January–June 2022: Activity remained stable despite a turbulent operating environment This release is a summary of the MuniFin Group half-year report published on August 5, 2022. The full half-year report with tables is attached to this …

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Canada’s international disaster responders have skills and experience that could be deployed in an emergency here at home

Responding to international emergencies following natural disasters equips health workers with knowledge and skills that are crucial in a crisis. They are uniquely prepared for the unpredictable conditions that follow disasters. In Haiti, after the disastrous earthquake of 2010, I worked as a doctor in a medical team of the …

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At UNSC meeting, Israel’s atrocities under the scanner : Peoples Dispatch

Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the UN, addressing the UN in 2013 (Photo: United Nations) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) summoned Tuesday, July 26 to discuss “the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”. Many representatives at the UNSC highlighted the seriousness …

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Russia calls on Red Cross and UN to investigate attack on Ukrainian POWs in Olenivka

In the aftermath of a deadly attack on Ukrainian POWs in Olenivka, resulting in the death of at least 50 POWs, Russia called on various international humanitarian organizations to conduct an investigation. The Russian Federation’s major announcement came as Ukrainian authorities repeatedly blamed Moscow for the deadly attack on prisoners …

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Deciphering neutrality in humanitarianism – World

In this article, Navya Khanna explores how neutrality hampers decolonization efforts and prevents lasting peace and conflict transformation around the world. Navya Khanna Neutrality is one of the four principles that define humanitarian action, alongside impartiality, independence and humanity. This means that humanitarian assistance must not favor any side in …

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WFP Chad country brief, May 2022 – Chad

Attachments In numbers 767 tonnes of food aid distributed $1,074,297 in cash transfers made Net financing requirements of USD 151 million over six months (June to November 2022) 329,565 people assisted In May 2022 Operational updates • In early June, the government issued an emergency declaration, calling on national actors …

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INGOs and the long humanitarian century – Leadership survey report: What international NGO leaders think about the challenges they face and the future of the aid and development sector – Global

Attachments International NGOs and the long humanitarian century: heritage, legitimacy and openness to the future Principal Investigators: Andrew Thompson and Mike Aaronson The rise of powerful international NGOs (INGOs) is widely recognized as a key development in the international humanitarian landscape over the past century, particularly over the past three …

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Advancing the Nexus in the MENA Region, Breaking the Silos: Research and Documentation on the State of the Humanitarian Development-Peace (HDP) Nexus in the MENA Region (July 2022) – World

Attachments ABSTRACT Triple Nexus or HDP Nexus is the intersection of humanitarian, development and peace activities in humanitarian work. The concept of an intersection rather than a sequential relationship between international aid for humanitarian emergencies, development work and peacebuilding was first articulated at the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, …

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Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: initial report submitted by the State of Palestine under article 19 of the Convention, due in 2015 (CAT/C/PSE/1) [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: initial report submitted by the State of Palestine under article 19 of the Convention, due in 2015 (CAT/C/PSE/1) [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

This report, which is the official initial report of the State of Palestine, has been prepared in accordance with the obligations arising from article 19 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Degrading or Inhuman Treatment or Punishment. The State of Palestine acceded to the Convention, without any reservations, …

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Ukraine Updates: Erdogan to meet Putin in Iran

Yana Muravinets helped evacuate more than 2,500 people from the Mykolaiv region while working with the Red Cross, although many people chose to stay. The first person Yana Muravinets tried to persuade to leave her home near the Ukrainian front lines was a young woman who was five months pregnant. …

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Canada finalizes its first contract for a new fleet of multipurpose tankers | New

The Canadian government has finalized the first contract in its plan to acquire a new fleet of multipurpose aerial refueling aircraft, the government announced on July 14. The Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) initiative aims to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) fleet of Airbus CC-150 Polaris, which are …

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Rescue teams search for Vinnytsia survivors after deadly missile attack

After a Russian missile strike hit the town of Vinnytsia in central Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least 23 people, rescue teams with sniffer dogs searched the debris again the following day, looking for missing persons. More than 73 people, including four children, remained hospitalized and 18 people were missing …

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NGA, State Department Collaboration to Document War Crimes in Ukraine – MeriTalk

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has begun collaborating with the US State Department to capture satellite imagery to analyze and expose evidence of Russian war crimes and other atrocities in Ukraine . The conflict monitoring program analyzes and curates publicly and commercially available information – including satellite imagery and information …

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Deputy UN relief chief warns of worsening humanitarian disaster in Yemen

Children help their family harvest sorghum in the southern district of Hajjah province, northern Yemen, on June 19, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua) People wait for free food at a charity on the first day of Ramadan in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 2, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua) The UN deputy relief chief on …

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Blinken attacks ‘China’s alignment with Russia’ over Ukraine invasion

A regional governor said Ukrainian forces opposed Russian efforts to advance in the eastern region of Donetsk, as Ukrainian officials urged Western allies to send in more weapons. In a message to Telegram on July 9, Serhiy Hayday, head of the Lugansk regional administration, reported heavy Russian shelling of towns …

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Disasters and Crises Delegate for West Africa – Niger

Can you provide strategic and operational direction in disaster management and emergency response, ensure the technical quality and accountability of response operations, and stimulate capacity building of local partners? About the position and the missions To achieve the ambitious goals of the Danish Red Cross International Strategy 2022-25, the Danish …

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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | NATO, Ukraine, Russia: why India should go its own way

India has no choice but to join the West in ganging up on both China and Russia, and let that alone shape Indian foreign policy. When Vladimir Putin became President of Russia in 2000, he said he “cannot imagine my own country isolated from Europe and what we often call …

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Humanitarian disaster | Dialogue | thenews.com.pk

he international community and humanitarian organizations are providing tents, food and aid to eastern Afghanistan following the deadly June 22 earthquake. Muhammad Ameen Huzaifa, the Paktika government spokesman, said the death toll stood at 1,150. He said at least 1,600 people were injured. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) says …

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World Health Organization warns of war, famine, pestilence and death

The leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued their most serious warning about the confluence of crises facing humanity, including pandemics, the impact of the war in Ukraine on the world’s food supply and the danger of widespread malnutrition and starvation. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, …

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Biden aides seek to unlock Afghan reserves without enriching the Taliban

Placeholder while loading article actions Senior Biden administration officials are working with Taliban leaders on a mechanism for the Afghan government to use its central bank reserves to deal with a severe hunger crisis without giving free rein to the former militant group, in a bid to avert a humanitarian …

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Syria/MENA: Complex Emergency – Operation n° MDRSY003 – Final Report – Syrian Arab Republic

Attachments The Syrian crisis emergency appeal was launched in 2012 and closed at the end of 2021. While the international appeal is now closed after operating for ten years, having achieved its goals, there remains a balance of approximately 2.3 million Swiss francs in unrestricted funds. The IFRC proposes to …

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ADVISOR, GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS TU, INTL

JOB SUMMARY: The Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor is an experienced Technical Specialist and part of the Technical Unit team within International Medical Corps. This position will provide technical leadership and support in the areas of food security, livelihoods, women’s economic empowerment, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and resilience programs with a focus …

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Country Representative in Yemen / Only Yemeni nationals are eligible

ABOUT MEDGLOBAL MedGlobal is a global non-profit humanitarian organization that provides medical and health education services to people in need, including refugees and displaced people, in disaster-stricken and underserved areas. The organization is made up of medical and public health professionals from diverse backgrounds. CODE OF CONDUCT MedGlobal’s Code of …

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Responding to the call of humanitarians on the Syrian border

Thank you President. I join others in thanking the Secretary-General, USG Griffiths and Mr. Agha for their briefings. As we have heard, the Security Council will soon consider the UN mandate to provide cross-border aid to Syria. The United Kingdom is confident that this Council should take decisions that alleviate …

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QRCS food parcels for families in Gaza affected by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

QRCS food parcels for families in Gaza affected by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

Attachments June 19, 2022 ― Doha: “During the COVID-19 lockdown, I suffered mentally and socially, so it was difficult to meet the needs of my young child.” These were the words of Bassem Al-Haban (25), a resident of northern Gaza, as he and his family go through the post-pandemic experience. …

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Haiti must remain “at the forefront” of the international agenda, according to the Security Council |

She called for increased support for the Caribbean nation, as the prolonged insecurity and protracted political uncertainty, together with the dire economic situation and growing humanitarian needs, are seriously hampering development and undermining peacebuilding efforts. . Briefing the Security Council, Special Representative Helen La Lime called on Member States to …

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UN calls on Myanmar junta to end executions

The United Nations (UN) rights chief said on Tuesday that Myanmar’s junta had likely committed crimes against humanity and urged authorities to halt planned executions, including those of prominent democracy activists. Myanmar’s military seized power on February 1 last year, overthrowing the civilian government and arresting its de facto leader, …

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TPLF terrorist diverts humanitarian aid to his militants, say TDP officials –

Addis Ababa, June 11, 2022 (Walta) – Senior officials of the Tigray Democratic Party (TDP) revealed that the terrorist group TPLF was diverting humanitarian aid sent to the people of Tigray to its militants. Officials urged the international community to closely monitor the humanitarian aid operation in the Tigray region …

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Russian proxies sentence British and Moroccan captives to death in occupied Donetsk

Three foreign fighters captured by Russian forces while fighting alongside Ukrainian troops in Mariupol have been sentenced to death by a court in occupied Donetsk, Russian news agency Interfax reports. The trial against British citizens Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner, as well as Moroccan citizen Ibrahim Saadun, was rushed by …

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Joint Statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Gabriel Boric

CANADA, June 6 – Canada and Chile are progressive and like-minded partners in the Americas, with an unwavering commitment to promoting and defending democracy; safeguarding human rights; work in true partnership with Indigenous peoples; lead the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women; and to ensure that sustainable …

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The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation signs a cooperation agreement with THF Asia

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Russia and China block UN statement on humanitarian crisis in Myanmar

China and Russia blocked the UN Security Council from issuing a statement on Friday expressing concern over the violence and gravity of the humanitarian situation in Myanmar and the limited progress in implementing a plan to restore peace in the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation, diplomats said Friday night. …

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Pakistan condemns conviction of Yasin Malik by Indian court in terrorism financing case

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned the conviction of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik by an Indian court in a terrorist financing case, saying Islamabad will continue to provide all possible support to Kashmiris. A Delhi court on Wednesday handed down a life sentence to Malik, one of Jammu and Kashmir’s …

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Welcoming the determination of the international community to combat global food insecurity

Good morning, Mr. President, Excellencies. I would like to begin by congratulating Lebanon, and in particular Her Excellency the Permanent Representative of Lebanon, for her leadership on this resolution and on the crucial issue of food security. The United Kingdom welcomes the adoption of this resolution by consensus as a …

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154 health workers die, 373 health facilities attacked worldwide in 2022 -Official

On the occasion of the 75th edition of the World Health Assembly (WHA75) officially launched on Sunday in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Health Organization (WHO) said a total of 154 healthcare workers died in less than five months in 2022. Indeed, the global health body also revealed that a total …

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Naval convoys an option to enforce the blockade on Ukrainian grain

An international task force under UN protection should be used to gain access to Ukraine’s grain stores and prevent a global food crisis as the conflict with Russia continues. To prevent escalating food prices “becoming the trigger for social unrest in several places”, a humanitarian food corridor should be created …

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Ukraine-Russia War News: Live Updates

LONDON — After sanctions hampered production at its Kaliningrad assembly plant, Russian automaker Avtotor has announced a lottery for free 10-acre plots of land — and the chance to buy seed potatoes – so that employees can grow their own food in the westernmost fringe of the Russian Empire during …

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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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