Tag Archives: Humanitarian

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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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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Afghanistan Needs Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Assistance

U.S. President Joe Biden is holding a virtual meeting with leaders of the world’s richest nations to push for top priorities in Afghanistan, the White House said Tuesday. Meanwhile Afghanistan is facing a humanitarian crisis after America withdrew its troops from the impoverished country and the Taliban returned to power. …

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G20 Leaders to Discuss Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

With the humanitarian and economic crisis facing Afghanistan, G20 leaders are scheduled to begin meeting virtually on Tuesday to discuss ways to meet aid needs and address security concerns following the Taliban’s takeover of power in August. Italian PM Mario Draghi is hosting the summit, with UN Secretary General Antonio …

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Violence Barriers Access to UN Humanitarian Mission in Congo

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and Head of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) Bintou Keita on Tuesday (5/10) said violence and access constraints in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo still continued to hamper humanitarian operations. Keita highlighted two main …

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