Turkey, at the personal behest of their president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has sent a container load of medical supplies to counter the current Covid-19 pandemic as local fatalities edge past 100. Earlier this week, the Turkish Co-operation and Co-ordination Agency (TIKA) distributed 10,000 N95 medical masks to the Kalafong Hospital[…]
United Nations – Yemenis are dying from cholera, hunger and other ills because Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are not making good on funding pledges they made earlier this year, a top United Nations official warned on Thursday. Mark Lowcock, the UN’s emergency relief coordinator and under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, told the UN[…]
By Anees Teladia Southern parts of Africa have experienced disastrous weather conditions recently. A cyclone known as Cyclone Idai has ravaged South African neighbouring countries like Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, causing high death tolls and even higher levels of displacement. Accordingly, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has decided to act[…]
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is continuing with assistance in flood ravaged Mozambique and Malawi. On Tuesday morning, a team from SANDF left for Beira City in Mozambique to deliver food and medical supplies. The team will then head to Malawi’s capital Blantyre for the same relief. This[…]
Gift of the Givers handed over aid packages to the value of R1.2 million to the principal of an Anglican school in Harare on Tuesday. The aid packages are part of the organisation’s R10 million initiative for Zimbabwe. The aid packages include 3 400 food parcels, 2 900 stationery packs, 6 000 diapers[…]
The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called on the European Union member states to contribute to Africa or face risks of migrant influx. Juncker said on Wednesday during the EU’s State of the Union Address that Europe could face a repeat of the 2015 high influx of migrants when[…]
The tragedy in Eastern Aleppo has necessitated an increase in emergency humanitarian assistance for the expected outpouring of refugees from that totally devastated region. The deliberate targeting of hospitals and civilians with a virtual total blockade on the delivery of food, medicines, water, baby food and medical equipment has added[…]
By Ra-ees Moerat South African humanitarian agency Al Imdaad Foundation is responding to the urgent needs of Indonesians affected by the Aceh earthquake, which has killed at least 102 people. A strong earthquake, 6.5 on the Richter scale, struck off the coast of Aceh on the Indonesian Island, Sumatra on[…]
Trucks filled with aid are trundling through remote, hurricane-ravaged towns in Haiti – but the frustration of survivors like Dmitry Pierre is boiling over into deep anger and even violence as they watch them pass by without stopping. Desperate people who have lost their houses and are living in rubble[…]
A third round of aid was delivered to besieged Syrian towns on Monday, although armed groups postponed one humanitarian team’s access saying they needed more time to make security arrangements, the United Nations said in a joint statement. The U.N., the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the[…]
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