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Breaking News: Red Cross says '43 million people lack food in Europe is the worst humanitarian crisis'
Posted by: atifji75

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-10-14 08:47:38 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Red Cross says "43 million people lack food in Europe is the worst humanitarian crisis over a half century." Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) presented a report in Geneva on Thursday that over 43 million people are facing...
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Breaking News: Syrian neighbors appeal for aid as refugee crisis worsens
Posted by: arkar

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-10-03 10:38:57 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The now more than two-year-long civil war in Syria has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced millions with no end in sight. According to the United Nations at least 4.25 million Syrians have been internally displaced, while more...
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Breaking News: UN human rights experts slam UK detention of Snowden journalist's partner, David Miranda
Posted by: Robert Myles

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-09-09 13:03:36 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Two of the United Nations’ leading human rights personnel have called on the UK government to provide further information concerning the nine-hour detention of David Miranda at Heathrow Airport, London. Mr. Miranda, a Brazilian national, is the partner of The...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-07-22 08:35:01 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Lilis Suryani can remember the exact moment she knew she could call herself “an entrepreneur”. It was when the famous Indonesian snack store “Shirley” placed its first order for her taro chips, six months ago. “I could not believe it!...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-20 08:16:01 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Fast changing demographics present a huge challenge to labour markets and social security systems world-wide, which must be urgently addressed, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said. Discussions at the annual International Labour Conference (ILC) concluded that with the right...
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Posted by: arkar

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-12-02 11:05:54 -0800 | humanitarian-news

In light of the humanitarian crisis in Syria, where the now two-year-long civil war has claimed the lives of more than 80,000 and displaced millions, the United Nations has issued a call for “urgent humanitarian assistance,” asking the international community...
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Posted by: atifji75

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-08-24 15:53:59 -0700 | humanitarian-news

GENEVA: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay says drone attacks disturb human rights. Navanethem Pillay showed gravely concerns over the drone attacks in Pakistan near Pak-Afghan border. She added " I am profoundly disturbed at the human rights...
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Posted by: arkar

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-09-01 17:05:19 -0700 | humanitarian-news

With the civil war in Syria having no end in sight, relief agencies providing support and aid for the millions affected by the conflict are said to be at the breaking point, with one United Nations agency today saying that...
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Breaking News:  Damascus blocking food aid to 1 million hungry Syrians, says UN Food Agency
Posted by: Nina Rai SelectMedia

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Report By: Nina Rai Geneva, Jan. 8, 2013 An estimated 1 million Syrians, most of them in conflict zones, are in desperate need of food but cannot be reached due to government restrictions placed on aid distribution, the United Nations...
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Breaking News: Syria’s Assad welcomes humanitarian access in 4 hardest-hit provinces
Posted by: JeniferLamug

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-06-08 12:14:13 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Syrian government reportedly agreed to receive humanitarian help by welcoming aid workers in four of its stricken provinces: Daraa, Deir el-Zour, Homs and Idlib, where more than one million people are in need of aid. The Associated Press is...
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Breaking News: 66-year-old Swiss Lady Pastor gives birth to twins (Video)
Posted by: Nina Rai

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-27 17:02:34 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Report By: Nina Rai Geneva, 05 March, 2012 In an astounding feat, a Sexagenarian Swiss pastor has become the oldest known woman to have delivered a pair of twins in Switzerland. Martin Vincenz, a spokesman for the cantonal hospital in...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-27 05:11:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

UNICEF alerts '400 dead children' in Syria At least 400 children, according to UNICEF, they have died in Syria in the last 11 months, victims of the terrible confrontations that are taken end up in this country. This told it...
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Posted by: rsa76

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-03-31 14:40:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

GENEVA - The Goodwill Ambassador of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the American actress Angelina Jolie has urged the international community to intensify its efforts to manage the crisis in the Horn of Africa to save lives in...
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Breaking News: Angelina Jolie Attended UN Refugee Agency Awards In Geneva
Posted by: jamespabalan

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-26 02:21:27 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Angelina Jolie attended UN Refugee Agency Awards in Geneva, she was emotional as she honored a Yemeni aid group at an awards ceremony which also recognized her work over the past decade as a UN refugee agency goodwill ambassador. The...
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Posted by: Mohammad Shabbir Murtaza

Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2012-04-13 14:07:54 -0700 | humanitarian-news

An overwhelming majority of people voted against the ban on 'assisted suicides' and 'suicide tourism' in the country. A refrendum was held to seek the opinion of the public in Zurich, Switzerland. Some 85% of the 278,000 votes cast opposed...
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