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  • Aid agencies in Bangladesh told to stop Rohingya aid

     
    Three aid agencies have reportedly been told to halt their activities in Bangladesh, warned that their helping hand is encouraging Rohingya refugees to cross from Myanmar into the country....
  • Death rate soars in drenched South Sudan refugee camps

     
    Soaked by rain yet short on clean water, refugees who have fled from Sudan to South Sudan are perishing from diarrhea and other preventable diseases at devastating rates, as aid agencies make anguished pleas for more help....
  • Water will run out in 9 days for Sudan refugees, aid agency warns

     
    Water will run out in just nine days for tens of thousands of refugees who have fled from Sudan into South Sudan, overwhelming the few camps in this parched stretch of Upper Nile State, the aid agency Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday....
  • Somali refugees increasingly endangered in Kenya camp, agencies say

     
    Thousands of Somali refugeesat risk in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp, aid agencies warn: Eight aid agencies Thursday warned that 200,000 Somali refugees in Dadaab, the world's biggest refugee camp, face a crisis because of donor funding shortfalls....
  • Aid groups question Group of 8 plan to fight African hunger

     
    Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...
  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • Prosecutors seek to send Lindsay Lohan back to jail

     
    Los Angeles city prosecutors will ask a judge to send Lindsay Lohan back to jail after she violated the terms of her probation. Lohan was kicked out of a program at the Downtown Women's Center, where she was instructed by......
  • Aid can't get through to many Somalia famine victims, expert says

     
    Many Somali famine victims are not getting help. As UNICEF and other aid agencies struggle to upscale their humanitarian operations in southern Somalia, most famine victims are still beyond their reach....
  • U.N.: Environmental hazards, social factors hamper poor nations

     
    United Nations Human Development Index Report: Environmental trends threaten to halt or even reverse development progress in the world’s poorest nations unless significant measures, according to the United Nations Development Program’s...
  • Emergency warning test coming to every radio and TV in the nation

     
    Emergency warning: Federal officials are planning the first nationwide test of the emergency alert system for Wednesday -- and they're issuing a warning in advance....
  • Al Qaeda claims it holds abducted American

     
    Months after a 70-year-old American was abducted by six gunmen from his house in Pakistan, Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has claimed the terrorist group is responsible for the kidnapping....