User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Aid
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Humanitarian Aid Is 'Broken,' Says Former U.N. Official 22.6.2017 NPR News
The way we offer assistance to people fleeing conflict no longer works, says Paul Spiegel, a former director of program management at the U.N. refugee agency. He has a few ideas about how to fix it.
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I Spent 4 Days In Jail In South Sudan. I Won't Stop Reporting On The Crisis There 20.6.2017 NPR News
NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.
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Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees 20.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Uganda’s government and the United Nations are appealing for $8 billion to deal with the crisis of refugees from South Sudan.
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The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable 16.6.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable
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Among South Sudan's refugees, thousands of stranded children 16.6.2017 AP Top News
IMVEPI, Uganda (AP) -- Bakita Juma doesn't like to think about her dead parents because it makes her cry. The slender teenager would rather focus on the woman whom aid officials recently chose to raise her and her siblings on a small piece of earth in what has become the world's largest refugee settlement....
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Germany calls for 10 bln euro permanent UN crisis fund 10.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Five myths about famine 9.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No, it’s not caused by drought or overpopulation.
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The U.N. asked for billions to avert four hunger crises. The money didn’t arrive. 3.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Only a third of the money has been raised, and there’s little reason to believe much more is coming.
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The untold story of how Africa’s poor are rescuing people from famine 31.5.2017 Washington Post: World
Aid agencies are overwhelmed by the crisis, so the hungry are turning to other poor people.
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As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cuts 27.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year. While the Trump administration’s 2018 spending plan does not eliminate money for emergency food aid, it ends a critical program ...
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As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cuts 26.5.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year....
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UN envoy: South Sudan seeing military action as rains arrive 25.5.2017 Washington Post: World
South Sudan is experiencing significant military action and a last push to position combatant forces because the rainy season has arrived and roads will soon become unpassable for about four months, the U.N. envoy for the conflict-wracked African country said Wednesday.
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Ethiopia is facing a killer drought. But it's going almost unnoticed. 2.5.2017 Washington Post
Ethiopia is facing a killer drought. But it's going almost unnoticed.
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Inaction on Climate Change Equals Human Annihilation 20.4.2017 Truthout.com
Only dramatic and concerted action on multiple fronts can prevent the human disasters now unfolding in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen from becoming the global norm. (Photo: Asian Development Bank ) Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th, Stephen O'Brien, under secretary-general of the United Nations for humanitarian affairs, informed the Security Council that 20 million people in three African countries -- Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan -- as well as in Yemen were likely to die if not provided with emergency food and medical aid. "We are at a critical point in history," he declared . "Already at the beginning of the year we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the U.N."  Without coordinated international action, he added, "people will simply starve to death [or] suffer and die from disease." Major famines have, of course, occurred before, but never in memory on such a scale in ...
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Fears over being accused of funding terrorism hamper charitable work in ravaged countries 20.4.2017 Washington Post
At a time of historic humanitarian need, banks are increasingly hesitant to conduct business with charities that work in disaster zones for fear that they could be caught up in funding international terrorism.
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As famine looms, US senators seek more efficient food aid 15.4.2017 Washington Post: World
As President Donald Trump seeks to cut foreign aid under the slogan of “America First,” two U.S. senators are proposing making American food assistance more efficient after meeting with victims of South Sudan’s famine and civil war.
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US senators say food aid constraints delay help amid famine 15.4.2017 AP Top News
BIDI BIDI CAMP, Uganda (AP) -- As President Donald Trump seeks to cut foreign aid under the slogan of "America First," two U.S. senators are proposing making American food assistance more efficient after meeting with victims of South Sudan's famine and civil war....
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Key US senator pushes back against Trump's proposed aid cuts 15.4.2017 AP Politics
BIDI BIDI CAMP, Uganda (AP) -- Face-to-face with victims of South Sudan's famine and civil war, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee strongly defended U.S. foreign aid on Friday despite President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts in humanitarian assistance....
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Key US senator pushes back against Trump’s proposed aid cuts 15.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Face-to-face with victims of South Sudan’s famine and civil war, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee strongly defended U.S. foreign aid on Friday despite President Donald Trump’s proposed deep cuts in humanitarian assistance.
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British official terms South Sudan violence ‘tribal genocide’ 13.4.2017 Hindu: International
There are massacres taking place, people’s throats being slit, villages being burned down, rapes: Priti Patel
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