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2005-10-12 09:46:19

By Simon Gardner COLOMBO (Reuters) - Quake victims in South Asia are going without aid because the global emergency relief system is overstretched, needs better coordination and has less than half of the funds required, a top U.N. official said on Wednesday. U.N.

2005-09-28 11:19:46

GENEVA (Reuters) - Violence is rising sharply again in Sudan's Darfur and could force the United Nations to halt aid to over two million desperate people, the U.N.'s humanitarian chief warned on Wednesday.

2005-09-28 07:24:13

GENEVA (Reuters) - Violence is rising sharply again in Sudan's Darfur and could force the United Nations to halt aid to over two million desperate people, the U.N.'s humanitarian chief warned on Wednesday.

2005-09-23 15:39:51

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations appealed to North Korea on Friday to think of its children and reverse its decision to stop accepting food aid at the end of this year. "My heart goes out to the children, really, of North Korea," U.N.

2005-09-23 14:50:39

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations appealed to North Korea on Friday to think of its children and reverse its decision to stop accepting food aid at the end of this year. "My heart goes out to the children, really, of North Korea," U.N.

2005-09-01 20:13:42

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Thursday offered to help the United States provide disaster relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina as the storm's devastation challenged the U.S. authorities' ability to cope.

2005-08-31 18:44:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina could easily dwarf the devastation of other recent natural disasters in terms of pure economic costs, the U.N. emergency relief coordinator who oversaw the Asian tsunami relief effort said on Wednesday.

2005-07-20 15:59:47

(Corrects dollar figures in second and third paragraph of story.) By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Niger's severe food crisis could have been prevented if the United Nations had a reserve fund to jump-start humanitarian aid while appeals for money were considered, a senior U.N.

2005-07-20 15:55:00

(Corrects dollar figures in second and third paragraph of story.) By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Niger's severe food crisis could have been prevented if the United Nations had a reserve fund to jump-start humanitarian aid while appeals for money were considered, a senior U.N.

2005-07-20 17:04:04

By Matthew Green DAKAR (Reuters) - The costs of saving millions of people starving in Niger are rocketing because rich nations ignored calls for early intervention to avert the ravages of last year's drought, relief workers said on Wednesday.


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