Aid Relief / Humanitarian Agencies

Democrats may have votes to block Trump’s border emergency in U.S….

Democrats may have votes to block Trump’s border emergency in U.S….

Published 03/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he would vote in favor of a resolution to end President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border emergency [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing…

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing…

Published 14/01/2019

MO CAY, Vietnam (Reuters) - In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh’s house collapsed. Perched on the [more…]

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

Published 21/12/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, [more…]

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…]