Aid Relief / Humanitarian Agencies

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Published 15/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after [more…]

Surgeons design inexpensive headlamp to make operations safer in…

Surgeons design inexpensive headlamp to make operations safer in…

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Surgeries in poorer countries can become dangerous when electrical power goes out, as it often does. That’s why a group of doctors [more…]

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Published 18/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a [more…]

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Published 27/08/2018

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mother’s body under their collapsed house, but there was no time for a funeral. [more…]

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

Published 20/08/2018

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as water receded and [more…]

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Published 20/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed by strong tremors that rocked Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, authorities said following [more…]

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Published 03/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the [more…]

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]