international relief effort

World extends helping hand to quake-ravaged Japan


March 13th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) International rescue teams have rushed to the earthquake-stricken Japan which has witnessed massive devastation in its northeastern parts.About 1,700 people are feared to have ... Read more...

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International relief efforts need to be improved to deal with Haiti-like disasters


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): A group of trauma surgeons on bmj.com has said that despite the frightening regularity of humanitarian disasters like the earthquake in Haiti, international responses remain fragmented and must ... Read more...

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Five hundred thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 14 (ANI): Nearly five hundred thousands are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon.A major international ... Read more...

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UN ends Bangkok ‘air bridge’ to Myanmar


August 22nd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 22 (DPA) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Friday shut down its "relief air bridge" to Myanmar after delivering four million tonnes of cargo from Bangkok to the victims of ... Read more...

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A rock concert for the aid of Myanmar cyclone victims


June 1st, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
Imphal, June 1 (ANI): Indian artistes took part in music concert in Manipur to raise funds for the cyclone victims in neighbouring Myanmar.Organised by Youths Foundation for Fitness and Service (YOFFS), ... Read more...

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Door edges open at Myanmar pledging conference (Roundup)


May 25th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 25 (DPA) Most donor nations Sunday stopped short of making new pledges for relief for victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar as they were awaiting more details on access and ... Read more...

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