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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 - 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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

    UN aid chief demands Security Council action on Syria access

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 04:09pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Humanitarian aid to Syria failing to reach the most needy as access is restricted, Valerie Amos tells Security Council UN aid chief Valerie Amos demanded stronger ... Security Council approved a non-binding statement on October 2 urging increased humanitarian access. “This is a race against time. Three weeks have passed since the adoption of this council’s ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sluggish relief a blow to typhoon-hit Philippines

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by TOM BAMFORTH

    ... Tom Bamforth Tom Bamforth says underfunded humanitarian relief is failing millions in the ravaged south Inaction a second blow to storm-hit Philippines Two months ago, Typhoon Bopha struck ... million people were affected by the storm in some way. But the humanitarian response has been sluggish and underfunded. Some donors urged me to see Bopha as an "opportunity" to lure ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Microlending is well-aimed aid

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Paul Letters

    ... through giving to those in need. Too often, a disaster is required to persuade us our money won't be wasted. While short-term humanitarian aid is lauded, financing long-term development ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    UN chief urges North Korea not to conduct nuclear test

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is appealing to North Korea not to conduct another nuclear test and do more for the well-being of its people who face a “dire” humanitarian situation. He told a group of journalists on Thursday that the United Nations has been trying to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, but because of the crisis over a possible nuclear test and tensions ...




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