Tag: humanitarian crisis

A picture and its story- Severe malnutrition in Yemen

A picture and its story- Severe malnutrition in Yemen

Oct 26, –  Baghili arrived at the Al Thawra hospital on Saturday. She is bed-ridden and unable to eat, surviving on a diet of juice, milk and tea, medical staff and a relative said. The emaciated frame of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili lies on a hospital bed in the red sea port city of Hodaida, […]

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Nigeria facing ‘a famine unlike any we have ever seen’

Nigeria facing ‘a famine unlike any we have ever seen’

Sep 09, – No one knows how many more children are dying of starvation in refugee camps and areas too dangerous to access because of the extremists’ presence, according to Doctors Without Borders, which runs the emergency feeding center. The aid group first sounded the alarm of a humanitarian crisis of “catastrophic” proportion in northeast […]

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills nine Yemeni civilians

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills nine Yemeni civilians

Aug  16, – The attack outside the capital hit the home of a local leader of Yemen’s armed Houthi group while he was out, killing his father and eight members of the family, residents added. An air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen killed nine civilians east of Sanaa on Tuesday, residents said, […]

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UN warns of new S.Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grows

UN warns of new S.Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grows

July  13, – Fears of a humanitarian crisis were growing with aid agencies — themselves forced to restrict their work because of the security situation — saying there were shortages of food and water. The United Nations warned Wednesday of the risk of fresh fighting in South Sudan after days of deadly gun battles that […]

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Up to 10,000 migrants stuck on Greek-Macedonian border

Up to 10,000 migrants stuck on Greek-Macedonian border

Mar 01, – The impasse drew strongly worded criticism from the United Nations refugee agency, which warned that Europe “is on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis.” On foot or by taxi, hundreds of exhausted refugee families trying to reach Western Europe flocked Tuesday to a burgeoning tent city on Greece’s border with […]

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Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Nov 18, – The Cubans have been making their way north from Panama to Costa Rica to Nicaragua, seeking to eventually reach the United States, where Cubans receive special treatment that welcomes them without a visa. But Nicaragua, a close ally of Cuba, closed its border with Costa Rica on Sunday to stop them. Cuba’s […]

November 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
1,000 survivors of violence, hunger at sea land in SE Asia

1,000 survivors of violence, hunger at sea land in SE Asia

May 15, – An increasingly alarmed United Nations warned against “floating coffins” and urged regional leaders to put human lives first. More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Myanmar and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore Friday around Southeast Asia, describing murder, extortion and near-starvation after surviving a harrowing journey at sea. The waves of weak, […]

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Troops kill 40 rebels near Damascus

Troops kill 40 rebels near Damascus

Oct 25, – Syrian government troops on Friday ambushed rebels near the capital, Damascus, killing at least 40 opposition fighters, state media reported. The ambush was part of the military’s offensive against rebel strongholds around President Bashar Assad’s seat of power. Also Friday, Kurdish gunmen battled jihadi rebels in a northeastern Syrian town along the […]

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