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Ebola claims three more lives in DR Congo, raising death toll to 14


September 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KINSHASA, DR CONGO (BNO NEWS) -- An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the northeastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has claimed three more lives, raising the total ... Read more...

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Don’t recruit child soldiers: UNICEF


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 18 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for keeping child soldiers out of armed conflicts, citing latest reports that armed groups in northern Mali are ... Read more...

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UN’s Pakistan flood appeal drying up, threatening aid and reconstruction effort: Oxfam


October 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): Three months after unprecedented floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are on an increase but funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and threatening the aid ... Read more...

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UN calls for urgent global response to Pak disaster


September 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an "urgent" global response to Pakistan, which is currently recovering from the worst floods in its history.Ban said this ... Read more...

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UN assessment doubles flood homeless in Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (DPA) The UN Thursday doubled to four million its estimate of the number of people left homeless by floods in Pakistan as the deaths of three children in ... Read more...

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UN chief to discuss Pakistan floods with General Assembly


August 19th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to meet with the UN General Assembly Thursday to discuss the response to the devastating floods in Pakistan that have affected ... Read more...

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U.S. to aid West Bank and Gaza with $400 million initiatives


June 10th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced that the U.S. will contribute with hundreds of millions of dollars in initiatives and commitments for the West Bank and Gaza.U.S. ... Read more...

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Chinese Red Cross makes emergency appeal for donations after 7.1 quake


April 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) on Wednesday launched an emergency appeal for donations after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake devastated northwest China, killing hundreds of people and ... Read more...

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United States to make additional $55 million contribution for Palestinian refugees


March 13th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States will make an additional contribution of $55 million for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), ... Read more...

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12 killed in Belgium train collision (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 15 (DPA) Twelve people were confirmed dead after two passenger trains collided in the Belgian town of Halle Monday but the toll was expected to rise, according to a local ... Read more...

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International Red Cross makes emergency appeal for 10 million USD


January 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Red Cross on Wednesday said it is seeking 10 million U.S. dollars in a preliminary emergency appeal to deliver assistance for approximately 5,000 families affected ... Read more...

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RAW: International Red Cross statement on Haiti earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies released the following statement on Wednesday in response to Tuesday's devastating earthquake that struck Haiti's capital."An earthquake measuring ... Read more...

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Obamas ineligibility case thrown out by US Supreme court


December 9th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): The US Supreme Court has turned down an emergency appeal from a New Jersey man who says President-elect Barack Obama is ineligible to be president because he ... Read more...

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Asean, UN to help Myanmar assess cyclone damage


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Yangon, June 3 (Xinhua) A tripartite core group involving the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean), UN and Myanmar is working to make a joint assessment of the damage in Myanmar'sm cyclone-hit ... Read more...

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Red Cross launches $50-mn appeal for Myanmar


May 16th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 16 (DPA) The Red Cross launched an emergency appeal Friday for $50.8 million for Myanmar following Cyclone Nargis. "The cyclone was a monumental disaster and we are now facing a ... Read more...

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Unicef appeals for $8.2 million for Myanmar


May 8th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 8 (DPA) Unicef has launched an emergency appeal for an initial $8.2 million to assist the survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. The UN body said the priority was to ... Read more...

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Red Cross launches emergency $6 mn appeal for Myanmar


May 7th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 7 (DPA) The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) launched an initial appeal Wednesday for $6 million to provide emergency aid in Myanmar. "The scale of this disaster really ... Read more...

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