Posts Tagged ‘donor aid’

COLOMBO, 28 May 2010 (IRIN) – The recent death of a French de-miner in northern Sri Lanka highlights the ongoing threat of landmines in preventing the safe return of tens of thousands of conflict-displaced.

Dominique Morin, who worked for the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action, was killed on 10 May when a device he was handling exploded in the village of Kakkayankulam West, in eastern Mannar District.   (more…)

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11:24 GMT, Tuesday, 18 May 2010 12:24 UK

The UN has warned that “donor fatigue” in Sri Lanka has meant that it has received only 24% of the donor funds it needs to help displaced Tamils. (more…)

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Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:18am IST

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie, on her third trip to Iraq in two years, appealed on Thursday for aid to an estimated 1.6 million civilians who remain uprooted in their homeland. (more…)

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