Tag Archives: Humanitarian aid

06Jul/17

Oxfam deplores unfair wealth distribution ahead of G20 summit

HAMBURG, GERMANY (JULY 6, 2017) (REUTERS) – Charity Oxfam on Thursday (July 6) denounced unfair wealth distribution in the world ahead of the start of the G20 summit, demanding from leaders they put “reducing inequality number one on their agenda.” Continue reading

16Jan/17

Damning inequality report haunts Davos

Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday (January 16) in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading

05Sep/16

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaks to reporters following second anthem protest

Quarterback pledges one million dollars to charity as his protest continues
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12Apr/16

Big Issue celebrates 200 million sales

In almost 25 years since its founding, the Big Issue, a magazine to help the homeless has changed lives and inspired over 100 similar street papers around the world. Emily Wither reports. Continue reading

12Feb/16
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry

World powers announce ceasefire for Syria

World powers have announced a plan for humanitarian aid and a nationwide ceasefire for Syria, but officials warn the future for the conflict-ridden country remains cloudy. Nathan Frandino has more.
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11Feb/16

Malawi grapples with hunger years after grain surplus

Hunger is again stalking Malawi, with 2.8 million people at risk in a country recently lauded for slashing malnutrition rates. Floods and drought have hit the staple maize crop, exposing the fragility of Malawi’s progress, which was partly rooted in a fertilizer grant for small-scale farmers that the cash-strapped government, now starved of donor funds, can ill afford.
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11Jul/15

Homeless man in Moscow finds fame after starting video blog on YouTube

A homeless man finds online fame in Russia after launching a video blog that shows his daily struggles on the streets of Moscow.

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02Mar/15

GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

MNOs to Implement Disaster Response Initiative to Ensure Effective and Predictable Response During Times of Crisis
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