Turkey sends aid to SA in time of need

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[…]

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Yemenis die as UAE and Saudi withhold aid funds: UN

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[…]

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SANDF to deliver aid to Mozambique, Malawi

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[…]

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GOTG ready to send aid for Aleppo residents

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[…]

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Anger flares in Haiti as many left without aid

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[…]

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