Tag Archives: Aid

US Gives $144 Million to Afghanistan for Humanitarian Aid

The United States announced Thursday it will provide nearly $144 million worth of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, where millions of people could face acute hunger this winter if aid doesn’t arrive soon. National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said in a statement that US assistance would be directed through independent …

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Sudan riots complicate aid delivery

Sudan’s ruling general said Tuesday that the prime minister, who he ousted in a coup, was being held for his safety and would likely be released soon. However, he warned that other members of the dissolved government might be put on trial, while protests against the coup continued in the …

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Pakistan, China urge the world to send humanitarian aid to Kabul

In a rare joint call, Pakistan’s leader and Chinese leader Tuesday urged the international community to send humanitarian and economic aid to Afghanistan immediately. A Chinese government statement said Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the Afghanistan issue by telephone. The two leaders later issued …

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Houthi Blockades Obstruct Aid and Movement in Yemen

UN aid workers and Yemeni officials on Sunday said the Houthi rebels had continued a week-long blockade of a district in Marib province. They say the move hinders humanitarian aid and the movement of as many as 37,000 people in the region. The officials said the Houthi rebel group, which …

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US Announces $20 Million Aid Package for Central America and Mexico

The United States on Friday (15/10) announced an additional $20 million humanitarian aid package for Mexico and Central America. The aid will “help meet the urgent humanitarian needs of nearly 700,000 asylum seekers, refugees, and vulnerable migrants in the Central America and Mexico region,” the State Department said in a …

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Taliban Says US Agrees to Send Aid to Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban government on Sunday (10/10) said discussions between it and the United States in Qatar were “going well” and “honest”. The meeting was the first face-to-face meeting at a senior level since the group seized power after US troops withdrew in late August. “Detailed discussions on all relevant …

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