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  1. food crisis

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 What triggered the food crisis in the Sahel region? a. floods b. an epidemic among livestock c. drought d. pests 2 Why has aid come in so slowly? a. Officials underestimated the seriousness of the si ...

  2. Short shrift for doling out rice by computer

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Legislators pour cold water on government proposal to spare the elderly from chaotic queues for handouts Legislators have criticised a proposal to create a computer database of elderly people to be delivered rice handouts- and hence avoid the an ...

  3. Greener mainland

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How should the mainland solve its environmental problems of acid rain, air pollution and fouled water, in light of a warning by UN chief Kofi Annan that rapid growth of urban centres presents daunting social and political challenges? ...

  4. G8 food fund the right step, if promises are kept

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At the last minute, Group of Eight leaders managed to save the once-privileged gathering of rich nations from complete irrelevance. Little progress was made on climate change and trade, but a better-than-expected US$20 billion in farming investment was pl ...

  5. Private collection to raise 100 roofs

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Who: Among the humanitarians were Stephanie Yee, Claire Chiang, Claro Cristobal, Ivan Tam and Rick Hathaway. ...

  6. Ban rice handouts?

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Following the death of a woman, should the annual tradition of rice giveaways be banned? Besides the death, many elderly people have fallen ill in queues or been injured in rice handout chaos during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Share your views: write to us ...

  7. Quake victims need cash: Unicef

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH The International humanitarian organisation Unicef is appealing for donations to help Indonesia's earthquake victims. The earthquake, which happened last Saturday, has killed more than 5,000 people so far. It has severely damaged the city of Yogyakarta and surrounding areas, affecting about three million people. Relief agency workers, including many from ...

  8. I think, therefore, I know I can do it

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Somali orphans or polar bears? Based on humanitarian grounds, one should choose to save Somali orphans over polar bears. The Somalis suffer from illness, malnutrition and natural disasters, ...

  9. Bridging China's troubled waters

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... built 21 bridges and rebuilt two villages following the Sichuan quake. Following the vision of its founder Ove Nyquist Arup for a socially conscious and humanitarian company, the engineering ...

  10. Tsunami survivors as much in need as ever

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and ships. They were followed by teams of humanitarian workers providing temporary shelter, water and sanitation, vaccinations and other health care, school supplies and psychological help. The scale ... is affected. Despite the billions of dollars donated, much more is needed. Governments, UN agencies, charities and humanitarian groups must keep up the momentum. The scale of the job that remains ...




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