Coronavirus outbreaks across the Middle East threaten to shatter the lives of millions of already destitute people in conflict zones, and could fuel socio-economic upheaval, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday, Reuters reports. Curfews and lockdowns imposed as public health measures to stem spread of[…]
To mark its 20th year, the Cape Town Big Walk is upping the ante to raise money for the most pressing issue facing South Africa today – gender-based violence. Preparations are now underway for the Mother City’s most popular and longest-running walking event, expected to place on Sunday, 22nd March[…]
A Red Cross official has estimated that Saudi airstrikes killed at least 100 people at a Yemeni prison. Medics have been dispatched to the scene of what looks like the deadliest strike in Yemen this year. Airstrikes pounded the detention center located in a college building in Dhamar City on[…]
By Anees Teladia The Wholesun Bread Cape Town Big Walk is just around the corner and will see participants experiencing a fun-filled day complete with a scenic route, live entertainment, food stalls and a prize-giving ceremony! This year, the Wholesun Bread Cape Town Big Walk has brought on an exciting[…]
Rescuers combed through the rubble early Thursday after at least eight people were killed and as many as 100 children feared trapped when a building housing a school collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. The incident took place near Itafaji market on Lagos Island at around 10am local time (09:00[…]
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – When bombs started falling around her in the ISIL-controlled territory in Syria, Lidia decided it was time to leave. For the first time in more than four years, the 29-year-old Malaysian longed to return home. The Mandarin-speaking medical lab technician disappeared from the Southeast Asian nation with her[…]
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has pulled 71 of its international staff out of Yemen because of rising security threats. Some 450 ICRC employees remain in Yemen, including dozens of expatriate staff, spokeswoman Marie-Claire Feghali said. The aid agency urged all sides in the country’s three-year war[…]
A gunman shot dead a Lebanese aid worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Saturday near the city of Taiz, southern Yemen. The incident took place early in the morning when a team of aid workers from the ICRC was returning from Taiz city. The ICRC[…]
Hundreds of Rohingya, including children, were jostling to get hold of aid packages being thrown from trucks at Balukhali in the Bangladeshi city of Cox’s Bazar bordering Myanmar. Women, many with babies on their shoulders, stood in torrential rain in the hope of getting food, tarpaulin and clothes distributed by[…]
At least 15 people have died in parts of central and southern Yemen after heavy summer rains triggered flash flooding, sweeping away dozens of cars and wrecking homes in the crisis-hit country, according to local officials and residents. Torrential rains destroyed several homes in Jibla, some 6km from the central[…]
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