Humanitarian response

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'So much trauma': Mozambique conflict sparks mental health crisis
Aid groups warn of collapsed health system as traumatised people displaced by Islamist insurgency in Cabo Delgado seek help

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Good American review: Bob Gersony and a better foreign policy
Robert D Kaplan’s outstanding book makes a strong case for US engagement based on human rights and helping refugees

John S Gardner

13, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How Covid could be the 'long overdue' shake-up needed by the aid sector
Analysis: as need outstrips funding, experts are making the case for overhauling ‘old-fashioned’ donor-recipient narratives

Karen McVeigh

05, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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UK aid cuts of up to 70% a 'gut punch' to world's poorest, experts say
Decision to reduce overseas aid represents a ‘major challenge’ to partner countries’ Covid responses, FCDO warned

Kate Hodal

27, Jan, 2021 @10:15 AM

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UN predicts 'famine not seen in 40 years' due to Pompeo's Yemen policy
Mike Pompeo’s designation of Houthis as foreign terror group will block food and other aid, senior humanitarian says

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jan, 2021 @4:42 PM

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PlayStation 5 launch gets more coverage 'than 10 humanitarian crises combined'
Charity says the media is failing countries by underreporting humanitarian emergencies, with women suffering most

Kate Hodal

12, Jan, 2021 @2:40 PM

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New Year honours 2021: citizens awarded for response to pandemic crisis
Among those honoured are health and social care workers, Covid response volunteers, virus experts and fund-raising centenarians

Alexandra Topping

30, Dec, 2020 @10:30 PM

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'Immense suffering': older people worldwide being failed by aid agencies – report
‘It’s much easier to get funding for children’ says one charity, as 11-country survey finds systematic failings ‘tantamount to neglect’

Kate Hodal

26, Nov, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Vanuatu pioneers digital cash as disaster relief
Vulnerable to cyclones, volcanoes and the impacts of climate change, the Pacific archipelago is using blockchain technology to provide aid money directly to families recovering from natural disasters

Dan McGarry in Port Vila

06, Nov, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Satellite imagery of Aden indicates scale of pandemic in Yemen
Academics’ analysis of burial plots points to excess deaths level in crisis-ridden country

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

27, Oct, 2020 @11:30 PM

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British baby in India finally gets passport after Home Office delays
Series of delays left Richard Hamilton and Priya Jacob’s family split between continents

Diane Taylor

08, Oct, 2020 @11:56 AM

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Lack of Covid help for poor countries will haunt west, says UN aid chief
Sir Mark Lowcock fears impact will fuel grievances, conflict, instability and refugee flows

Larry Elliott

22, Sep, 2020 @7:23 AM

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