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US to release $1.5 bn in Libyan funds


August 26th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will unfreeze $1.5 billion in Libyan assets to provide humanitarian aid to cash-strapped opposition forces fighting to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi's regime, a ... Read more...

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Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia


April 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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Bulgari to present best children’s feature film award at APSA


November 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gold Coast (Australia), Nov 10 (IANS) High-end international jewellery brand Bulgari will honour the best children's feature film at the 4th annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) to be held in Australia ... Read more...

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Cholera outbreak: 2,000 evacuated from Haiti refugee camp


November 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a Haitian refugee camp in Corail to a nearby hospital to prevent the further spread of cholera, a humanitarian organisation has ... Read more...

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Three killed in Venezuela prison riot


September 28th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) At least three prisoners died and four people were injured in a riot at a jail in Venezuela, authorities said. The incident took place Monday at the Tocoron prison ... Read more...

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200,000 Palestinians helped by UAE group


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) A humanitarian organisation in the United Arab Emirates helped about 200,000 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during Ramadan. The Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

Afridi flies to Dubai to raise funds for Pak flood victims


August 6th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.6 (ANI): Swashbuckling Pakistan all rounder Shahid Afridi has flown to Dubai to raise funds for the victims of the devastating floods that have affected over four million people in country's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Art of Living has presence in 150 countries


May 31st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The Art of Living, founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on whose life an attack was allegedly made Sunday evening at his ashram near the Karnataka capital, has ... Read more...

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Victory for access to medicines as Valaganciclovir patent is overturned


May 7th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
By Citizen News Service (CNS) International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the decision by the Indian Patent Office to set aside the product patent it had previously granted to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE helping in rehabilitation of women and child refugees


April 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) A humanitarian organisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is playing a major role in rehabilitation of women and child refugees during conflicts or natural disasters, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi fetes spirit of Twitter at Cafe Morrison


March 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) More than 200 members of the capital's twitter community gathered at music pub Cafe Morrison in South Extension Thursday evening to raise awareness against poverty and for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gunmen help suspect escape from ambulance


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen helped a suspect being taken to a hospital in a port city of Mexico to escape from a Red Cross ambulance, a spokesman for the humanitarian ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani soldiers killed in Taliban rocket attack


November 21st, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in a Taliban rocket attack on their camp in the troubled northwestern borderlands, while the forces killed six militants in retaliatory fire, ... Read more...

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Human rights activist, husband killed in Chechnya


August 11th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Grozny, Aug 11 (RIA Novosti) The bodies of the head of a humanitarian organisation and her husband were found in Grozny early Tuesday, a spokesman for Chechen investigators said. Zarema Sadulayeva of Let's ... Read more...

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Philippine rebels free Red Cross worker after 25 weeks


July 12th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Geneva/Manila, July 12 (DPA) An Italian humanitarian aid worker for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was freed Saturday, 25 weeks after he was kidnapped by Muslim militants in the ... Read more...

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The people behind the Red Cross emblems


June 24th, 2009 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 24 (DPA) Almost getting killed on the first day on the job might be enough for most people to reconsider their line of work, but for some the incident just ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Sam’s Story’: A look into ravaged Sri lanka (Book Review With Image)


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The year is 2001. And the country is Sri Lanka. Sam, a dim witted boy, ekes out an existence with his mother, brothers and sisters ... Read more...

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MSF plans emergency healthcare in Bangladesh camps


June 11th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 11 (DPA) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Thursday said that it would launch an emergency healthcare programme for Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh where tens of thousands of the Myanmar nationals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thousands trapped in Sri Lanka combat zone need food, medicines: ICRC


April 30th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of civilians, including women, children and the elderly, many of them wounded and sick, remain trapped and at risk in the no-fire zone in Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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EU to provide $4 mn for relief operations in Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will give three million euros (about $4 million) to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for relief operations in northern Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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Aid worker killed in Sri Lanka


March 18th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 18 (DPA) An aid worker was killed in the conflict area in northern Sri Lanka, the humanitarian organisation CARE International said Wednesday. R. Sabesan, aged 24, worked for CARE and was ... Read more...

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World Vision urges moviegoers to learn from Slumdog Millionare


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Christian Humanitarian Organisation World Vision has urged moviegoers to increase their awareness by watching movies like Slumdog Millionare. "Don''t just be entertained; do something," insisted World Vision ... Read more...

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Dubai charity to educate kids in developing countries


April 17th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 17 (IANS) Dubai based charitable organisation Dubai Cares has announced a plan for improving primary education in 12 developing countries, WAM news agency reported Thursday. The charity made the announcement ... Read more...

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