Red Cross: Fighting turns Libyan neighborhoods to ‘battlegrounds’
Agency says basic services in Tripoli are weakening
US addressing ‘immediate’ humanitarian needs of Cyclone Idai victims
The Department of Defense has authorized $15 million in aid expenditures, and USAID has thus far spent an additional $6.2 million
UN, ICRC address sexual, gender-based violence in conflict situations
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the place and circumstance of the abuse may differ, but the pain and trauma remain the same
Iraq faces daunting challenges to make its fragmented society whole again
The ferocity of fighting in places such as Falluja and Mosul have resulted in a level of destruction and mass suffering that will be hard to repair
Politics prevail in rush to supply Venezuela much-needed aid
For Anahis Alvarado, whose battle with kidney failure has become more desperate as Venezuela sinks deeper into crisis, the prospect of bringing in emergency medical and food supplies can't come soon enough. She's watched five fellow patients in her dialysis group die over the past few years due to inadequate care. ...
34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains
The Ugandan Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters. Red Cross spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita said Friday that more victims are likely to be discovered when rescue reams access all the ...
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