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2005-12-06 06:55:49

By Cris Chinaka HARARE (Reuters) - U.N. humanitarian envoy Jan Egeland met Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday over the world body's criticism of a government urban slum clearance campaign that has left thousands of people homeless.

2005-11-07 21:24:19

By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations and the global Red Cross/Red Crescent said on Monday that urgent cash support from the outside world was vital to save thousands of lives as winter moves in on homeless survivors of the Pakistan earthquake.

2005-10-26 13:51:44

By Thomas Atkins GENEVA (Reuters) - Half a billion dollars of new aid was pledged to rebuild earthquake-hit Pakistan on Wednesday after a U.N. fund-raising drive, but emergency cash to help survivors through winter snows fell far short of U.N. goals. The U.N.

2005-10-26 13:50:09

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Donor governments promised half a billion dollars of new earthquake aid to Pakistan on Wednesday after U.N. officials warned that hunger, cold and injuries might kill more people than the quake itself.

2005-10-26 12:50:29

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Donor governments promised half a billion dollars of new earthquake aid to Pakistan on Wednesday after U.N. officials warned that hunger, cold and injuries might kill more people than the quake itself.

2005-10-26 12:10:06

By Thomas Atkins GENEVA (Reuters) - Half a billion dollars of new aid was promised to earthquake-stricken Pakistan on Wednesday after a new U.N. fund-raising drive, but survivors were left guessing how much would reach them before the winter snows. The U.N.

2005-10-26 10:01:11

By Thomas Atkins GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations almost doubled its emergency aid request for quake-stricken Pakistan to $550 million on Wednesday as aid workers warned that thousands of survivors faced death from exposure and disease. U.N.

2005-10-26 10:35:00

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - More people could die of hunger, cold and injuries in the aftermath of Pakistan's earthquake than during it, unless rich states meeting in Geneva on Wednesday come up with more cash fast, U.N. officials said.

2005-10-26 08:07:54

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - More people could die of hunger, cold and injuries after Pakistan's earthquake than during it unless rich countries meeting in Geneva on Wednesday come up with more money fast, a top U.N. aid official said.

2005-10-21 17:36:14

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers and international aid workers were trying on Saturday to reach earthquake survivors in remote mountain hamlets still stranded two weeks after the quake killed more than 50,000.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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