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  1. News - World

    UN Security Council urges immediate access to Syria for desperately needed humanitarian aid

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:59pm by AP

    ... UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council urges immediate access to Syria for desperately needed humanitarian aid. ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Clayton Kershaw is not only the best pitcher in baseball, but a tireless humanitarian

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... something that truly matters, the 2012 Roberto Clemente award for significant humanitarian and charitable work. Kershaw was clearly fighting his emotions when he said there was no higher honour ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Ali honours humanitarian award winners

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 04:16pm by Associated Press in Louisville

    ... Associated Press in Louisville Muhammad Ali was back home on Thursday night to honour an ex-president, Grammy winners and young adults for their roles in fighting for humanitarian causes. ... of the inaugural Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards included former President Jimmy Carter and singers Christina Aguilera and Michael Bolton. Ali’s wife, Lonnie, said the awards represent an extension ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN warns of 'humanitarian crisis' in Philippines city of Zamboanga

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila 'Humanitarian crisis' in Zamboanga Aid workers warned yesterday of a worsening humanitarian crisis in a major Philippine city wracked by more than ... with violence," the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines, Luiza Carvalho, said in a statement. "We are particularly concerned for the most vulnerable, especially ...

  5. News - World - CINEMA

    Angelina Jolie to receive humanitarian award from Oscars academy

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 04:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Jolie to receive award for humanitarian work The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to give a prestigious humanitarian award to Hollywood ... Oscar in 2000 for her role in Girl, Interrupted , has been an "impassioned advocate for humanitarian causes, traveling widely to promote organisations and social justice efforts", ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:24am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... in Syria’s two-year-old war that has sparked a humanitarian catastrophe, the United Nations said on Thursday. The bleak assessment by top UN humanitarian officials motivated the Security Council, ... for by Australia, and Amos pleaded for the 15 council members to “take the action necessary to end this brutal conflict.” “The situation in Syria is a humanitarian catastrophe with ordinary people paying ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    4 million may need humanitarian aid in Syria

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press at the United Nations The United Nations is warning that the number of people inside Syria needing humanitarian aid could rise sharply from 2.5 million now to 4 million by early next year if the civil war grinds on at its current deadly pace. John Ging, operations director for the UN humanitarian office, said the UN is also projecting that a failure to end ...

  8. Emily Chan- Pioneer in medical humanitarian aid in Asia

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the surroundings and the limited equipment,' says Chan, now a qualified physician and director of CERT-CUHK-Oxford University Centre for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, based at Chinese ... in Asia in providing medical humanitarian assistance, Chan was honoured by the World Medical Association as a Caring Physician of the World in 2005, and was one of the first recipients of the Hong ...

  9. UN's humanitarian affairs office aims to prevent waste of funds

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this month for preliminary discussions on fund-raising for my office, the UN Office for Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and for the humanitarian cause. While I cannot speak for the whole ... it was understood that without any co-ordination between the humanitarian actors there would be waste, duplication, gaps and ill-placed efforts. A signature product of OCHA in a major disaster ...

  10. Relief officers needed for humanitarian work

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ana Wang, Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba, Ana Wang An opportunity has arisen for individuals who are mature, adaptive and aspire to contribute to humanitarian work - and serve those in desperate need. The Hong Kong ... Kong.' Officers are based in Hong Kong but frequent travel should be expected. A solid track record on project management, concerning humanitarian work outside Hong Kong, is a must. Flexible ...




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