VOA News | July 28, 2011
At least six people are reported to have been killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu, as African Union and government forces battle to protect the flow of food aid against militant attacks.
Posted in Africa, AMISOM, Civilian Casualties, Ethiopia, Foreign Aid, Government, Gunfire, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Refugee Camps, Somalia, United Nations, tagged African Union, African Union forces, aid, Al-Shaabab, emergency, famine, horn of Africa, Mogadishu, refugees, Somalia, United Nations, World Food Programme on July 28, 2011 |
Posted in Colombia, Compensation, Foreign Aid, Health Care, Internal Displaced Persons, Latin America, NGOs, South America, tagged aid, civilians, Colombia, Compensation, FARC, health, ICRC, IDPs, international humanitarian law, mines, protection, weapons on September 9, 2010 |
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Date: 08 Sep 2010
War Victims Monitor Editor’s Note: The following is an edited overview of the International Committee of the Red Cross initiatives for war-affected civilians in Colombia.
In the lead-up to Colombia’s presidential elections in May and June 2010, clashes intensified between the police and armed forces and the FARC in the south of the country, especially in Caquetá, Cauca, Guaviare, Huila and Nariño. Thousands of Colombians living in certain rural areas are facing the consequences of the armed conflict, including limited access to basic services such as medical care, education, water and sanitation. The ICRC is carrying out a large part of its work in the 25 rural areas worst hit by the armed conflict.
Posted in Actors, Central Asia, Country, Displacement, Foreign Aid, Government, Insurgents, Military, NGOs, Other, Pakistan, Refugee Camps, Region, Taliban, Terrorists, Type of Harm, United Nations, United States, tagged Afghanistan, aid, humanitarian aid, IDPs, Insurgents, internally displaced people, Internally Displaced Persons, Islamabad, militants, Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, Taliban, United Nations, United States, us on July 22, 2009 |
22 Jul 2009 08:12:29 GMT
The United States will give an additional $45 million in aid to Pakistan as it brings people displaced by the fight against militants back home, U.S. special envoy Richard Holbrooke said in remarks published on Wednesday. (more…)
Posted in Actors, Central Asia, Country, Displacement, Foreign Aid, Georgia, Government, NGOs, Other, Region, Type of Harm, tagged aid, Donors, Georgia, international donors, loans, reconstruction, Russia, Tbilisi, Ukraine, United States, USAID on July 16, 2009 |