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Ethiopia forms two fact-finding missions to assess humanitarian situation in northern region

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An Ethiopian official on Thursday said his country has formed a fact-finding mission to assess the humanitarian situation in the country's northern Tigray regional...
Somalia

UN says funding constraints may reverse humanitarian gains in Somalia

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The UN humanitarian agency on Tuesday called for increased funding to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to millions of Somalis in need. ...
Beirut Blast

Focus of humanitarian aid after Beirut blasts shifts to mid-term: UN

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The United Nations and partners on Friday issued a report card on aid following the Beirut blasts and said the focus is changing to...
Disability Graduation

Visually impaired teacher receives honours

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Ms Grace Afua Annabi, a visually impaired teacher at the Mpoho Senior High School, Takoradi, has been honoured by the Osei-Kusi Foundation, a...
locust crisis

UN humanitarian chief regrets lack of solidarity with poor countries amid COVID-19 crisis

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UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Wednesday regretted the lack of solidarity with low-income and fragile countries in the global response...
Palestine Solidarity Demonstration in West Bloomfield I (Abayomi Azikiwe)

UN humanitarian agency calls for securing unimpeded entry of vital goods into Gaza

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The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) on Tuesday called for securing unimpeded entry of vital goods into the Gaza...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libya humanitarian situation could turn into disaster over Sirte – UN

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The humanitarian situation in Libya, which is already dire, could turn into a humanitarian disaster if hostilities erupt over the coastal city of...
United Nations

UNOCHA faces funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs in Ethiopia

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on Monday said it is facing a funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs...
Internally Displaced Persons

IOM Joins High-level discussion to resolve internal displacement challenges

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Humanitarian and human rights leaders have brainstormed over how to find durable solutions for the world’s internally displaced persons (IDPs) as well as the...
Somalia

Humanitarian situation may worsen in Somalia as COVID-19 spreads

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The UN refugee agency said on Friday it believes the humanitarian situation will worsen as COVID-19 further spreads in Somalia. The UNHCR said heavy flooding,...
Food Aid

Somalia, UN appeal for humanitarian aid to avert food insecurity

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Somalia and the UN on Tuesday appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance to avert an acute food insecurity situation that threatens millions of people. ...
Ebola

UN Humanitarian Boss calls for support to fight Ebola in DRC

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The UN humanitarian chief on Monday called on the international community to support the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

NE Nigeria: violence restricts humanitarian staff

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Violence is hampering the return of humanitarian workers to northeast Nigeria where hundreds of thousands of displaced people need help, a UN spokesman said...
Methodist Church Ghana

Methodist Bishop calls for refurbishment of prisons

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The Bishop of the Sekondi Methodist Diocese, Right Reverend Daniel De-Graft Brace, has called for the refurbishment of prisons to carry out their core...

CESRUD Empowers 80 Women Groups In U/E

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The Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (CESRUD), a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), working at Sumbrungu in the Upper East Region has supported and empowered...
malaria

Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

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Divine Group International Foundation, an Accra-based humanitarian organisation focusing on healthcare and evangelism in deprived communities, has screened 3,500 inhabitants of the Upper West...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Somalia launches humanitarian coordination centre to curb droughts

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The Somalia government on Wednesday launched a National Humanitarian Coordination Centre to help manage disasters and curb recurrent drought in the Horn of Africa...

Somalia, South Sudan “in peril” of famine – Expert

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The head of operations for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Tuesday said northeast Africa is in the grip of...
food aid

Famine in Africa: More Than Humanitarian Aid Required

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Famine is stalking Africa, threatening unprecedented levels of starvation. Famine has already been officially declared in parts of South Sudan’s Unity State, Somalia, and...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Increased in work permit fees impedes aid efforts to South Sudan

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South Sudan's decision to hike permit fees for foreign workers may hamper humanitarian assistance to millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disasters...

UN: World At Its Worst Humanitarian Emergency Since 1945

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The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian...
Alban S.K Bagbin

Youth Group Lauds Alban Bagbin

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Network of Young Mentees of Bagbin (NYMB), a youth group in the Nadowli Kaleo Constituency in the Upper West Region, has congratulated Mr Alban...
Alban Bagbin

Constituency Executives Congratulate Alban Bagbin On Appointment

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The Constituency Executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the entire people of the Nadowli/Kaleo District have congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin,...
Alban Bagbin

Alban Bagbin Surprised At Ghana Peace Awards Nomination

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Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has said he was surprised when he found out that he had been pencilled...

China to donate humanitarian aid to Syria

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The Chinese Embassy and the Syrian Planning and International Cooperation Commission (ICC) signed two agreements on Sunday, under which China will provide two batches...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Taps ECOWAS At The Back

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Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...
hunger

Humanitarian response plan launched in hunger-hit Burundi

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Burundi and a UN agency on Thursday evening launched the country's 2017 humanitarian response plan (HRP) to address hunger affecting a quarter of the...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Recaps Performance For 2016

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Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, recapping the Airline’s performance in 2016, said: “2016 has been an exceptionally challenging year for the African...
msf

South Sudan : About 50,000 displaced people are without assistance

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The medical-humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF)  today stated that thousands of people in desperate need are unable to access medical and humanitarian assistance due...

AU and Humanitarian Bodies Collaborate to Stabilize Somalia

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A joint statement issued in Mogadishu on Tuesday after the meeting said AMISOM and relief agencies emphasized the need for stronger relations to help...