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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protest leaders agree 'humanitarian corridors' for emergency vehicles

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung Emergency vehicle corridors agreed Protest leaders will set up "humanitarian corridors" to allow emergency vehicles to pass through their occupation ... they would set up "humanitarian corridors" to allow emergency vehicles to pass through the three occupation zones, which they call "The Great Squares of Democracy". "We ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis ‘at highest level’ in wake of Islamic State onslaught

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 06:43pm by AP

    ... announced its highest level of emergency for the humanitarian crisis in Iraq in the wake of the onslaught by Islamic militants who have overrun much of the country’s north and west and driven out ... Nickolay Mladenov, who pointed to the “scale and complexity of the current humanitarian catastrophe.” Tens of thousands of Yazidis fled the Islamic State group’s advance to take refuge ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Rebels in Donetsk call for ceasefire to prevent 'humanitarian catastrophe'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Rebels warn of humanitarian crisis Fighting raged yesterday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian rebels for a ceasefire to prevent a "humanitarian catastrophe". Ukrainian officials demanded that the insurgents surrender instead. One person was killed and 10 injured in shelling yesterday, Donetsk ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran lobbies HSBC to clear humanitarian transactions

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London and Ankara Bank has blocked transfers for humanitarian goods, over worries about breaching sanctions Tehran lobbies HSBC to allow trade financing Iran is lobbying to get HSBC to process humanitarian trade transactions that Europe's biggest bank has frozen because of concerns about breaching international sanctions. French bank BNP Paribas is facing a fine ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia delivering humanitarian aid to Ukraine without Kiev’s consent

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... to neighbour, but not to Syria Russia says more than 100,000 people have fled across its border to escape violence in eastern Ukraine and has signalled that it has been delivering humanitarian ... 9.3 million people need help- Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said on Monday Moscow had found "ways and means" to get humanitarian help into neighbouring Ukraine. "There ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Humanitarian stories relating to Cambodia and Pakistan too good to be true

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Humanitarian stories too good to be true Memoirs are not to be trusted. They are best read as fiction until proven otherwise. Some made-up stories designed to glorify the author or amuse readers are harmless enough. But others are not so innocent. For many years, Somaly Mam was the global icon against sexual slavery and underage prostitution in Asia, ...

  7. News - World - SOMALIA

    Charities appeal for US$822 million as Somalia faces humanitarian crisis

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:33am by GDN

    ... The Guardian 50,000 children 'at death's door' in Somalia Failing rains, severe malnourishment, enduring conflict and poor sanitation have left Somalia facing a humanitarian ... Oxfam and Save the Children- have united to highlight the perilous state of the country and make an urgent appeal for the US$822 million shortfall in humanitarian funding. Somalia has received ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Chuck Hagel given a look at Atlas, Darpa’s humanitarian robot

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... Real-life terminator a humanitarian warrior US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's Terminator, the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the movie version, the hulking Atlas was designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that would rescue victims in the rubble of a natural ...

  9. 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. ...




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