international relief efforts

At least 796 dead in Haiti’s cholera outbreak, up to 200,000 in risk

November 12th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 796 people have died in Haiti's cholera outbreak and up to 200,000 remain at risk, health officials said on Friday.According to the latest reports, over ... 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 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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Relief effort ramps up in Haiti as survivor window closes

January 17th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 17 (DPA) International relief efforts were slowly finding their way into impoverished Haiti on Saturday, but distributing the aid was a massive problem as the window to find survivors ... Read more...

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People misspell ‘Haiti’ as ‘Hatia’ while searching for the earthquake news

January 15th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Haiti earthquake is big news all over the world, but some people as searching for news on the earthquake with ‘Hatia earthquake’ instead of the ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates cancel Asia trip to help in the Haiti rescue efforts

January 15th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the US Defense Secretary Robert Gates have canceled the remainder of their Asia-Pacific trip to deal with ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama pledges $100 million in aid to Haiti

January 15th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey, making it the strongest earthquake ever ... Read more...

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India to give one million dollar aid for emergency relief purposes in Haiti

January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): India on Thursday said that it was deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, and decided to give one million ... Read more...

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Saeed’s acquittal has disturbed us all : Holbrooke

June 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun 3 (ANI): The US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said that the Lahore High Court's verdict to release Jaamat-ud Daawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed ... Read more...

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US reject Pak complaint on Swat aid

June 3rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.3 (ANI): The United States has rejected Pakistan's claim that Washington has failed to keep its promises regarding providing financial aid for the Swat region.US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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Aid workers forced to leave Sri Lanka under strict new visa rules

June 3rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, June 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka is reportedly hampering international relief efforts by forcing dozens of British and other foreign aid workers to leave the country because it considers them sympathetic to ... Read more...

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EU for respect of humanitarian law in Sri Lanka

September 15th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) EU Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Louis Michel expressed Monday his grave concern over the escalation of the conflict in Sri Lanka and the effects on innocent ... Read more...

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