humanitarian aid

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Said Temsamani Following the recent tragic events in the Gaza strip and in accordance with the spirit of solidarity driving all components of the Moroccan Nation towards the Palestinian people, King Mohammed gave his orders to immediately to provide 5 million U.S. dollars in aid to Palestinians in...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 2nd, 2012
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The United States strongly condemns the recent attacks on innocent civilians attending church services in Kenya. The attacks on two churches in Garissa follow shortly after the killing of one aid worker and the kidnapping of four others in Dadaab refugee camp this week, as well as an attack on a nigh...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jul 2nd, 2012
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NAIROBI, Kenya – A pro-government Somali militia group said Monday that it had rescued four aid workers who were kidnapped by gunmen from a refugee camp in Kenya last Friday. At least one of aid workers is Canadian. Abdinasir Serar, a representative with the Ras Kamboni militia in Somalia, said...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 16th, 2012
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MOGADISHU, Somalia, February 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launches today a public communication called “Dadaab: Back to square one.” The international medical organisation takes stock of the current humanitarian situation and operational challenges...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2012
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Mogadishu – Gunmen on Thursday killed a local aid worker and his driver in central Somalia, an official, elders and non-governmental organisation workers said. “We got horrible information saying an aid worker and his driver were killed. They were working with a local NGO and their job wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 29th, 2011
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A Somali man who worked for the aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres shot dead a foreign aid worker and wounded another at the group’s office in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, an MSF official and the police said. Police spokesman Abdullahi Barise said the gunman had been taken in...
By benim
In News
Nov 13th, 2011
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A British aid agency has withdrawn nearly two dozen workers from the Upper Nile area of South Sudan following several days of increased violence. Oxfam says its workers reported hearing bombings and heavy artillery fire Friday near the Sudan border. A U.N. official said Sudan was responsible for Thur...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 27th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Two foreign aid workers kidnapped in central Somalia two days ago are being held hostage for ransom by a pirate gang, elders said on Thursday. An American woman and a Danish man working for the Danish Demining Group in Galkayo are now reported to be held in a village in the coastal ...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 19th, 2011
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Geneva – Ivory Coast’s recovery from post-electoral violence which killed more than 3 000 people and ruined the world’s top cocoa grower is compromised by a cash crunch, UN officials said on Wednesday. Appealing to donors for more aid, they stressed that there were more than 194 000...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 10th, 2011
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated $340,000 to a Somali aid group. The donation to Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid from the power couple will allow the group to expand its reach – the group currently serves 300 women and children in a camp in Mogadishu for displaced persons. The ...