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    $340m pledged to help Rohingya refugees: UN

    The head of the UN agency that coordinates humanitarian aid says they have pledged roughly $340 million to help more than

  • Rohingya influx, Naf River

    Urgent need for fund, aid

    Amid fresh waves of Rohingya influx, the UN has urged the international community to come together to support the October 23 pledging conference to meet the life-saving needs of the displaced Myanmar nationals and to promote their safe return home. Three UN-led aid bodies have appealed for $434 million over six months (Sept 2017 to Feb 2018) to help up to 1.2 million people, including some 400,000 Rohingyas already in Bangladesh before the latest crisis began in late August.

  • Charity access eased, $250m sought for aid

    Bangladesh has eased restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and sought $250 million from the World Bank to fund

  • Barca, Real ordered to repay state aid

    The EU on Monday orders seven Spanish football clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid to pay back millions of euros (dollars) in illegal state aid.

  • Ronaldo donates €7m to help Nepal quake victims

    Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo donates 7 million euros to help the aid effort in Nepal, according to reports in France.

  • How to help the Nepal quake victims

    The news daily Mashable compiled a list of agencies that are providing help to the deadly earthquake victims in Nepal which killed thousands so far.

  • Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

    Aid is beginning to arrive in Vanuatu after the Pacific island nation was hit by a cyclone which President Baldwin Lonsdale described as a "monster".

  • Cyclone damages 90pc houses in Vanuatu capital

    Cyclone Pam badly damages up to 90 percent of houses in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, Oxfam says.