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UN refugee agency 'lacks access to vulnerable people in Sudan'

The National 04 Jun 2023
Humanitarian agencies are struggling to deliver much needed aid, while the UNHCR has repeatedly called for an end to the conflict ... Speaking from Nairobi, she spoke of the “real frustration” in the agency’s “inability to access or provide help to vulnerable people in need of desperate humanitarian need in Sudan.”.

180 dead from Sudan fighting buried unidentified as battles rage

The Jordan Times 04 Jun 2023
Aid corridors that had been promised as part of the truce never materialised, and relief agencies say they have managed to deliver only a fraction of needs, while civilians remain trapped ... According to aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF), those crossing the ... Section Agency.

Residents of collapsed Davenport building start to rebuild essentials

Dispatch Argus 04 Jun 2023
She and other former tenants had the opportunity to meet with representatives from two dozen local, regional and statewide agencies for different sorts of aid as they recover from the tragedy ... Agencies also provided people with gift cards, lunch boxes, pet food and other items ... Multi-Agency Resource Center involvement.

Fighting worsens in Sudan despite US sanctions ​

Manila Bulletin 04 Jun 2023
Some 25 million people -- more than half Sudan's population -- are now in need of aid and protection, according to the UN. Aid corridors that had been promised as part of the abortive humanitarian truce never materialised, and relief agencies say they have managed to deliver only a fraction of the needs.

Advocates Hold Mock Funeral, Rally for Public Transit in San Francisco

NBC Bay Area 04 Jun 2023
... hasn’t come back yet the agencies are going to have to cut service,” said transit advocate Lian Chang. The group marched and explained that during the pandemic, transit agencies kept essential workers moving, but federal aid is running out and they want the state to step up.

Jamaica's non-signing of aid agreement frustrates South Korean official

Jamaica Observer 04 Jun 2023
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was established in 1991 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Korea as a governmental organisation for ODA to enhance the effectiveness of South Korea's grant aid programmes for developing countries by implementing the Government's grant aid and technical cooperation projects.

Good reasons to impeach Texas AG Ken Paxton

The Bryan Eagle 04 Jun 2023
Earlier this year, Paxton attempted to settle a whistleblower lawsuit with four former senior aides whom he fired after they raised alarms about his actions. These aides, and others who resigned before Paxton could fire them, are highly esteemed and respected conservatives whom Paxton personally recruited to run divisions of his agency.

Battles Rage in Sudanese Capital with Civilians Caught in Crossfire

Beijing News 04 Jun 2023
Aid corridors that had been promised as part of the truce never materialized, and relief agencies say they have managed to deliver only a fraction of what is needed, while civilians remain trapped ... According to aid group Doctors Without Borders, those crossing the border report ...

UK Spy Agencies Under Scrutiny Over Torture of Saudi Men by CIA

GlobalResearch 04 Jun 2023
British intelligence agencies are facing a new investigation ... Lawyers for Nashiri have called on the tribunal to also consider his complaint which accused UK agencies of having “aided, abetted, encouraged, facilitated and/or conspired with the US authorities in his mistreatment”.

Zelenskyy says Ukraine ready for counteroffensive

The Lawton Constitution 04 Jun 2023
"In my opinion, as of today, we are ready to do it," he said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, which the U,S ... "Because our forces are not sufficient to prevent it — with such support it receives," he said, referring to Western aid to Ukraine. ©2023 dpa GmbH. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Copyright 2023 Tribune Content Agency. .

Rahul Gandhi spotted on Times Square billboard ahead of New York visit. Watch

Hindustan Times 04 Jun 2023
Ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s visit to New York, a Times Square billboard displayed the Congress leader with visuals from Bharat Jodo Yatra ... (PTI) ... Gandhi also discussed the importance of the India-US relationship during cordial meetings with officials from the White House and the Biden administration, news agency PTI reported quoting his close aide.Read.

Former publishing CEO, 91, once worth $43.5m 'left with almost nothing after younger wife continued ...

The Daily Mail 04 Jun 2023
Legal papers seen by the New York Post state it was only when Snyder's son, Matthew, came to his aid that he discovered the various financial issues. Snyder had outstanding debts, was being pursued by a collection agency, faced lawsuits that Liu had allegedly discarded, and had ...

Opinion: How the U.S. is repeating Europe’s failed migration policies

The Los Angeles Times 04 Jun 2023
And now the next phase of U.S ...International partners,” such as the United Nations refugee agency, will screen migrants, while Canada and Spain said they would accept referrals from these centers. This program will effectively restrict U.S ... I have visited overcrowded and underfinanced shelters run by aid agencies along the North African borderlands.

UN warns of “catastrophe” for Palestinians as aid dries up

The Electronic Intifada 03 Jun 2023
The UN secretary-general warned of “catastrophic” consequences on Friday with UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees, “on the verge of financial collapse.” ... The World Food Programme this month will be suspending food aid to some 200,000 Palestinians, pointing to a funding shortfall of $51 million.

IDA report says two Lodi solar project benefits outweigh costs 12 to 1

Finger Lakes Times 03 Jun 2023
The reports are part of the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency review of applications for financial aid from the solar project sponsors ... The cost of proving the financial aid package i$787,644 ... Total benefits in terms of ongoing payroll, capital costs, PILOT payments and an IDA agency fee of $81,760 totals $9.4 million.

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