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In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia on Monday as part of efforts to support its democratic transition and ensure stability in a region Paris deems vital to its interests.

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

The World Bank on Sunday announced funding of up to $1 billion for Indonesia after it was rocked by a string of recent disasters, including a deadly earthquake-tsunami that killed thousands.

QFFD announces $150mn aid to ease crisis in Gaza

QFFD announces $150mn aid to ease crisis in Gaza

Upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has announced $150mn in emergency aid ...

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla expressed thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami ...

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead ...

Progress in North Korea but long road ahead: UN aid chief

Progress in North Korea but long road ahead: UN aid chief

North Korea has made ‘lots of progress’ in providing food and medical services to its people in recent years but the impoverished state still has a long, tough road ahead, the UN humanitarian chief said Thursday.

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday.

Security fears keep aid workers out of town in Nigeria's north east

Security fears keep aid workers out of town in Nigeria's north east

A suspension of humanitarian operations has been extended in a remote town in northeast Nigeria where three aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack ...

Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern Ghouta

Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern Ghouta

Syrian forces pursued a relentless air and ground offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, moving closer to retaking the rebel enclave but also depriving desperate civilians of vital aid.

Aid convoy blocked in Syria despite UN ceasefire order: official

Aid convoy blocked in Syria despite UN ceasefire order: official

About 40 trucks are loaded and ready to ferry relief supplies to Syria's bomb-and-siege shattered Eastern Ghouta, but there has been no let up in fighting despite a UN ceasefire resolution ...

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and threatened to cut aid to Palestinians worth more than $300 million a year, drawing a rebuke that they would not be ‘blackmailed’.

Evacuations completed from Syria enclave

Evacuations completed from Syria enclave

Aid workers completed a series of medical evacuations from a besieged rebel enclave near Damascus Friday as part of a controversial deal that saw patients swapped for hostages and prisoners.