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About 13 results for "coordination of humanitarian affairs"

UN voices concern over fighting in east Afghanistan

of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is concerned about intensified fighting between the Taliban and the Islamic State-Khorasan in eastern Afghanistan, which has triggered new displacements, said the world body on Friday. There are more than 2,000 newly displaced ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

Tillerson calls Myanmar army chief over Rohingya crisis

Expressing concern over the "humanitarian crisis" in Myanmar, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged the country's army chief to help the government end violence in the northern Rakhine state where unrest has forced over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. In a telephone call yesterday with Myanmar's Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Tillerson "concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine". He sought the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Synergy among agencies vital in dealing with disasters: Rijiju

Union minister Kiren Rijiju said today that coordination among different agencies is the key in dealing with disasters. The country will have to handle disasters effectively for the development march to go unhindered, said Rijiju, who is the minister of state ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Yemen records 925,000 suspected cholera cases , nearly 2,200 deaths: UN

United Nations has said there were more than 925,000 suspected cholera cases with over 2,200 associated deaths in Yemen as of Sunday.UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) yesterday said Aid workers continue to respond to the outbreak, ...
 News on Air5 days ago

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife can meet him, Pakistan tells India

Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday announced that the wife of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, can meet him "purely on humanitarian grounds". The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said a Note ...
 Sify1 week ago

UN says 36.5 mln people in Africa face food crisis

The number of people facing crisis-level food insecurity in the Eastern Africa region has increased by 18 per cent to 36.5 million in October from 30.9 million a year ago, UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday.The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Nearly 590,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh threatened by diseases: UN

Nearly 590,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 320,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases and desperate living conditions, a UN spokesman said Friday.The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...
 Prokerala1 month ago UN raises number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to 537,000  Sify1 month ago UN continues to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh  Prokerala1 month ago Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh now 700,000 plus: UN  Prokerala1 month ago

Niger floods leave at least 54 dead, 200,000 displaced

Flooding unleashed by three months of torrential rain in Niger has killed at least 54 people and left nearly 200,000 displaced, the UN said today. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said most of the deaths took place in the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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India sends relief materials for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

IMAGE: Bangladesh minister Obaidul Quader received relief material from officials of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Thursday. Photograph: Courtesy @ihcdhaka/Twitter India on Thursday rushed 53 tonnes of relief materials to Bangladesh and pledged all help to Dhaka in tackling the humanitarian crisis after nearly 4,00,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees fled to the country from Myanmar following the ethnic violence in the Buddhist-majority nation. 'Operation Insaniyat: High Commission handed ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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