the United Arab Emirates join the Franco-Saudi aid fund

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the National Assembly in Paris on January 11, 2022. THOMAS COEX / AFP The United Arab Emirates will join the aid fund set up by France and Saudi Arabia for the Lebanese population, while the country of the Cedar is plunged into a deep economic crisis, announced Tuesday, … Read more

UN calls for $ 5 billion in aid to secure Afghanistan ‘future’

Meeting in Geneva of various UN services to coordinate the humanitarian response in Afghanistan for the year 2022, January 10, 2022. DENIS BALIBOUSE / REUTERS The United Nations has asked for a record $ 5 billion to fund aid to Afghanistan this year and secure a future for a country threatened by humanitarian disaster. It’s … Read more

Faced with famine, Taliban official asks for humanitarian aid

An Afghan woman in a burqa asks for alms from passers-by on a snow-covered bridge in Kabul on January 6, 2022. MOHD RASFAN / AFP Few countries have experienced a 2021 year as tumultuous as Afghanistan, which fell to the Taliban. The country’s economy, already one of the poorest in the world, collapsed with the … Read more

Indonesia agrees to aid 100 Rohingya refugees

Rohingya refugees were transported by bus to a center in Lhokseumawe, on the north coast of Aceh province, Sumatra, Indonesia, on December 31, 2021. STRINGER / REUTERS It is a rescue in extremis. After protests from the local population and the international community, the Indonesian navy finally rescued, on the night of Thursday 30 to … Read more

in Darfur, an armed group loots nearly 2,000 tons of food aid

In Darfur, in June 2021. ABDELMONIM MADIBU / AFP An armed group looted nearly 2,000 tonnes of aid from the World Food Program (WFP) in Darfur, western Sudan, where one in three inhabitants depends on humanitarian aid, an official told Wednesday (December 29th). AFP. “We are in the process of assessing what was stolen from … Read more

Recovery of emergency aid: “A fatal blow for many companies”

Status: 13.12.2021 6:36 a.m. In spring 2020, many small companies were given emergency aid. In many cases, income from that time is currently being checked. The fact that the aid payments are often reclaimed afterwards comes as a complete surprise to many. Maike Günthner can still remember that day in March 2020 very well. “Suddenly … Read more

Corona: Air Force starts aid flights to relocate intensive care patients – domestic news

Rising corona numbers, full intensive care units – now the air force has to act! On Thursday, the Airbus A310 MedEvac “Hermann Köhl” landed at Memmingen Airport (Allgäu) to take six seriously ill Covid-19 patients from Bavarian hotspots and fly to Münsterland. In the campaign called “Kleeblatt”, they are to be distributed over several clinics … Read more