User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Aid
Last updated: Nov 19 2019 01:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Medicaid Tweak Might Offer Means to Improve US Reproductive Health 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
A pregnant woman relaxes in bed
The U.S. is one of only three countries where deaths related to pregnancy and birth are on the rise.
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Medical Professionals Must Be Advocates for Migrant Patients 10.11.2019 Truthout.com
We honor the Hippocratic Oath when we work to ensure that U.S. policies don't add to migrants' ...
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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold 20.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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How the Upheaval in Khartoum Affects One of Sudan’s Longest-Running Crises 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
Civilians’ futures are dependent on what transpires in Khartoum.
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Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance 2.5.2019 Truthout.com
Eight years after the Arab Spring, there has been a new set of popular uprisings in northern Africa.

The post Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance appeared first on Truthout.

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A little optimism, a lot of pessimism: The 2019 outlook for humanitarian crises 24.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An annual report from the U.N. humanitarian agency looks at the challenges ahead.
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Sudan's military stands by president as violent street protests seeking his resignation continue 24.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Sudan's military on Sunday pledged to stand by President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir, according to a tweet by the country's state news agency, during ongoing street protests decrying worsening economic conditions and demanding that the autocratic leader step down.

"The armed forces assert that it...

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Central African Republic: 'Why a grenade couldn't stop our music' 18.10.2018 BBC: World
A deadly attack at a gig nine months ago has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined.
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Trump is reassessing aid to South Sudan. Observers say cuts would be a disaster. 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
its government has been accused of blocking critical humanitarian aid and prolonging endemic violence in the country.
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Doctor saves lives in region under siege in documentary 'The Heart of Nuba' 20.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The title of the gripping, inspiring documentary “The Heart of Nuba” describes Catholic missionary Tom Catena, an American doctor running the Mother of Mercy Hospital in southern Sudan’s remote Nuba Mountains. Since 2011, the oil-rich, rebel-held region has been targeted for aerial bombings by...

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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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Caught in Congo’s tides of war: 40,000 have crossed a lake seeking refuge 7.4.2018 Washington Post
Nearly 400,000 people have been displaced by renewed violence, according to the United Nations. More than 40,000 have crossed Lake Albert in rickety boats to Uganda, where they have been resettled in an ever-expanding refu­gee camp.
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Pope, after Gaza violence, says ‘defenceless’ being killed in Holy Land 1.4.2018 Hindu: International
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign policy chief, and other leaders have called for an independent investigation into the bloodshed.
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They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide 12.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability.

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Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness 10.3.2018 AP Politics
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has canceled a day of events in Kenya due to illness....
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Famine again a threat in South Sudan, new report says 26.2.2018 Hindu: International
A new report by the United Nations and South Sudan’s government says more than six million people are at threat without aid, up about 40 % from a year ago.
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US after supporting South Sudan’s leader calls him ‘unfit’ 25.1.2018 Washington Post: World
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says Washington is giving up on South Sudan President Salva Kiir after investing over $11 billion since the country’s independence in 2011, calling him “an unfit partner” in the pursuit of peace and urging an arms embargo on the conflict-wracked nation.
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A widening budget gap is forcing the U.N. to slash food aid to refugees 2.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Donations to the World Food Program are up, but the need across the globe is growing.
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 AP Top News
MELKADIDA CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) -- Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over....
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa’s deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over.
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