Latest News for: Aid-agency


Looming battle for Yemen's Marib city risks humanitarian disaster

BBC News 25 Feb 2021
Two Yemeni cities ... Two crises ... The UN and aid agencies warned of a looming humanitarian disaster. Eighty per cent of all aid to Yemen passes through the port ... Aid agencies argued, as they did during the 2018 coalition assault on Hudaydah, that the impact on aid deliveries to the 70% of Yemenis living in areas under Houthi control could be catastrophic.

Saudi eye doctors to help turn aid agency KSrelief’s vision into reality

Arab News 24 Feb 2021
The initiative, the result of a partnership between the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and ... The Saudi aid agency has implemented 1,475 projects of its own worth nearly $4.9 billion in 59 countries, covering everything from landmine clearance to the rehabilitation of child soldiers.

Cleveland council member accused of stealing $127K from city

Lima Ohio 24 Feb 2021
The indictment says Johnson, his council aide and the director of a community development agency in Johnson’s ward also conspired to steal $50,000 in federal money through payments made to Johnson’s son and two people ... The aide and agency director also were indicted.

Cipinang Melayu Receives Disaster Management Equipment Aid

Berita Jakarta 24 Feb 2021
Residents affected by floods in Cipinang Melayu, Makasar, East Jakarta, received disaster management equipment aid from the Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD), on Tuesday (2/23) night. "We have wanted this aid for a long time in helping the RT to ...

UN: Yemen faces world's worst famine and needs $3.85 billion

Midland Daily News 24 Feb 2021
This forced aid agencies to reduce the number of Yemenis receiving food and other humanitarian aid from 13-14 million every month in 2019 ...

7,000 flee western Ethiopia fighting

The Jordan Times 24 Feb 2021
Tensions have been high in the Metekel Zone of the western Benishangul-Gumuz region since 2019, with several reports of inter-communal attacks, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said ...Refugees have received food, access to health, water and sanitation facilities, and aid supplies,” said Baloch. The agency will “ramp up the response”, he added.

Biden nominates Indian-American lawyer Kiran Ahuja to head key federal personnel agency

Gulf News 24 Feb 2021
Ahuja, 49, served as the personnel agency’s chief of staff from 2015 to 2017 as it faced fallout from a massive data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of federal workers and contractors ... Many agencies lost experts in a range of fields during the Trump era, and Biden has pledged to revitalise the workforce ... Weakened agency.

UN: Yemen faces world’s worst famine and needs $3.85 billion

Wtop 24 Feb 2021
This forced aid agencies to reduce the number of Yemenis receiving food and other humanitarian aid from 13-14 million every month in 2019 to just 9 million in 2020, he said ... policy offers an opportunity to try to restore peace to Yemen, and humanitarian aid is a critical element.

House Democrats prepare changes to coronavirus relief package

Hastings Tribune 24 Feb 2021
The largest allotment in the three committees’ add-on package is $8.7 billion to combat the pandemic overseas, with $3.8 billion reserved for HIV/AIDS programs ... Agency for International Development, including support for disaster relief, health activities and emergency food needs ... Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

Sasha DiMaria in the running for 15th District

Monroe County Post 24 Feb 2021
She was consulting director of the Coalition for Adoption and Foster Families Agencies in ... She volunteered with the Parenting Village Nurture Program, chaired the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies and was on the board of directors of AIDS Network of Western New York.

Master’s program in radiologic sciences at NSU ranked seventh in the country

Natchitoches Times 24 Feb 2021
Best Health Degrees researched schools offering online/hybrid programs in Radiation Sciences and that are eligible to offer federal financial aid. The programs in this ranking are all accredited by Department of Education agencies such as The Joint Review Committee on Education in ...

UCS takes action to support members in aftermath of Winter Storm Uri

Cleburne Times-Review 24 Feb 2021
Suspension of disconnect for non-pay. • Relaxing deposit requirements ... Additional relief measures implemented by United included funding to member-support agencies through United’s Operation Round Up program. These agencies, which can be found on the cooperative’s website at, can provide bill payment aid for qualifying members.

Harness new energy technology to rescue fragile states from collapse

The National 24 Feb 2021
Read More. Opinion. Yemen can escape fragile state trap with energy revolution ... Financial commitments for off-grid solutions in countries with the largest energy access gaps amounts to just over 1 per cent of total development aid ... The authors urged the private sector and aid agencies to support investment in renewable energy at scale. .