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By Sebastian Alison BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United Nations launched a $680 million aid plan for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, complaining the world remained ignorant of what it called the worst humanitarian crisis since World War Two.
By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The international community must provide $680 million in aid for Congo this year to stop a humanitarian disaster that kills as many people as the 2004 Asian tsunami every six months, a top UN official said.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Uganda's brutal rebels are interfering with UN humanitarian supplies in southern Sudan and are still getting weapons from somewhere, the UN emergency relief coordinator said on Monday.
By Emma Batha LONDON (Reuters) - As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.
As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. relief coordinator urged the Security Council on Friday not to water down its resolution on protecting civilians subject to abuse, whether in Northern Uganda, Sudan or the Ivory Coast.
By Stella Mapenzauswa ESIGODINI, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday accused a top U.N. envoy of being a "hypocrite and a liar" and said he would refuse to accept future emissaries from the world body if they were British agents.
By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - U.N. humanitarian envoy Jan Egeland left Zimbabwe on Wednesday after a four-day tour and said its humanitarian crisis was deepening, with millions in need of aid. "The humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe is very serious.
By Cris Chinaka HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has rejected a United Nations offer of temporary shelter for victims of a government slum clearance programme but has accepted an offer of food aid, the world body said on Tuesday. The U.N.
By Cris Chinaka HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has accepted a broad U.N. offer of food aid but is still opposed to an emergency shelter scheme for victims of a government urban slum demolition campaign, the United Nations said Tuesday. Jan Egeland, the U.N.
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