ARTICLES RELATING TO AID

Rich nations must up aid budgets - campaigners

2015-05-26 16:12

The world's rich donor nations must increase their overseas aid budgets and reverse the trend of declining funding for the poorest countries, an advocacy group says.

Yemen-bound aid ship docks in Djibouti

2015-05-23 08:42

An Iranian aid ship has docked in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the UN before being moved to conflict-torn Yemen.

US starts training Ukraine forces

2015-04-20 18:47

US paratroopers have launched a training mission for Ukrainian government forces who will fight separatists in the east.

Britain gives Zimbabwe $72m

2015-03-19 21:35

Britain has given Zimbabwe $72m to help increase food production by rural farmers over the next four years.

UN worried - 125 000 Nigerian refugees in Niger

2015-02-10 22:44

The UN food agency has voiced concern for the 125 000 Nigerian refugees who have fled to southeast Niger, where Boko Haram militants have launched attacks in recent days.

Ghana urged to remove 'ghost workers'

2014-12-17 15:01

Ghana must remove "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support , says the EU ambassador.

Zimbabwe gets $110m water, power upgrades

2014-12-10 21:51

Zimbabwe has received a $110m grant from the African Development Bank to repair and upgrade ageing infrastructure.

War rubble removed in Gaza

2014-12-03 22:41

A large-scale project has begun to clear rubble left over from the summer war in Gaza.

Amsterdam sends bicycles to Syria

2014-12-01 22:19

Amsterdam is sending hundreds of unwanted bicycles to help Syrian refugees get around the sprawling Zaatari camp in Jordan.

Sudan lifts ban on Red Cross operations

2014-09-22 21:31

The Red Cross says Sudan has ended a ban on its aid operations, imposed by the government in February.

 

Candlelight vigil marks month since deadly Nepal quake

2015-05-25 18:05

Hundreds of people have held a candlelight vigil in Nepal's capital to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

2015-04-26 20:31

There is still time to save lives - that's why governments and aid agencies have rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

Yemeni refugee influx in Horn expected

2015-04-08 16:31

Refugees from war-torn Yemen fleeing intense airstrikes are arriving in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, aid agencies say, warning of a possible large influx ahead.

Ghana reaches agreement with IMF on $1bn aid

2015-02-26 16:00

Ghana has reached an agreement with the IMF for a three-year aid deal worth around $1bn aimed at restoring fiscal stability to the West African state, a source says.

VW, Germans to boost Malawi schools

2015-01-28 06:14

A group of 46 German citizens will deliver donated off-road vehicles over 3700km by road to Malawian development projects for the global organisation Opportunity International.

South Sudan: War and misery continue

2014-12-14 21:03

One year after mass violence broke out in South Sudan, battles between government forces and rebels continue, and aid officials say international assistance is needed to help residents stave off mass hunger.

Jordan king warns ISIS fight is WW3

2014-12-05 22:36

Jordan's King Abdullah II has warned that the fight against Islamic State (ISIS) militants is the third world war.

Aid workers in Afghanistan fear for their lives

2014-12-03 20:14

Half the aid workers in Afghanistan received death treats or intimidation during the past year.

Bikes for Ebola

2014-11-22 08:26

Germany has sent 400 motorcycles to the areas of west Africa worst hit by the Ebola epidemic to speed up testing for the virus.

South Sudan bans foreign aid workers

2014-09-16 23:41

Authorities in war-torn South Sudan have announced a ban on foreign workers, including staff with foreign aid agencies.

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