Humanitarian response

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G20 leaders agree to involve Taliban in distributing Afghanistan aid
Leaders agree in principle that funds can be channelled through UN agencies to avert ‘humanitarian meltdown’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

12, Oct, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Ethiopia expels ‘meddling’ UN staff as famine deepens in Tigray without aid
Seven senior officials responsible for ‘delivering lifesaving aid’ told to leave amid de facto blockade of food, medicine and fuel

Georgina Quach

01, Oct, 2021 @2:50 PM

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Help for vulnerable Afghans must be top of Liz Truss’s priorities | Letter
Letter: It is the government’s duty to help avert a humanitarian and human rights catastrophe, say Elizabeth Winter, Stephanie Draper and Christine Allen

Letters

21, Sep, 2021 @3:45 PM

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UK aid cuts make it vital to address anti-black bias in funding | Kennedy Odede
Covid-19 has shown the effectiveness of local partners. If the sector is to respond and rebuild, it must redistribute power

Kennedy Odede

16, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Beyond Kabul, a humanitarian crisis is developing in Afghanistan | Astrid Sletten
As an aid worker, I can see how a perfect storm of conflict, drought and Covid has gripped the country, says Astrid Sletten of the Norwegian Refugee Council

Astrid Sletten

05, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘She will die’: Afghans take New Zealand government to court over alleged visa inaction
A representative of the Afghans says legal proceedings are a last resort, and that Immigration New Zealand have been ‘completely flat-footed’

Tess McClure in Christchurch

30, Aug, 2021 @4:25 AM

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‘Nothing to eat’: Somalia hit by triple threat of climate crisis, Covid and conflict
Overlapping crises have pushed the fragile east African country to the ‘cusp of humanitarian catastrophe’, with one in four facing food insecurity

Moulid Hujale and Lizzy Davies

23, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Here’s how the UN can make a difference right now in Afghanistan | Mark Malloch-Brown
Establishing humanitarian corridors and monitoring human rights is crucial, says former UN deputy secretary general Mark Malloch-Brown

Mark Malloch-Brown

19, Aug, 2021 @11:42 AM

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Ethiopia suspends aid groups for ‘spreading misinformation’
Médecins Sans Frontières and Norwegian Refugee Council, active in war-torn Tigray, in talks over ban

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Refugees hit hardest as deadly floods sweep across continents
Death toll rises as storms continue to rip through communities, destroying homes and livelihoods

Kaamil Ahmed

31, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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UK aid cut behind $284m fall in global humanitarian spending
Estimated UK cut of $900m offsets increases by other nations, according to annual Global Humanitarian Assistance Report

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

21, Jun, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Will Tory rebels get another chance to vote on foreign aid cuts?
Rejection of amendment saves PM from possible Commons defeat, but there could yet be a non-binding vote

Peter Walker Political correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @3:06 PM

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