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World 18 Apr 2018 | 3:52 AM

Congo government setting up fund to manage all aid donations

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo plans to set up a special fund to manage all aid donations under a new draft law, its cabinet said on Tuesday, a week after it failed to show up at an international donors conference.

World 20 Apr 2017 | 5:07 AM

Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against a senior civil servant related to the use of funds intended for handling a humanitarian crisis in the northeast of the country.

World 20 Sep 2016 | 5:52 AM

Ex-Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee help

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A young Yazidi woman held captive and raped by Islamic State militants appealed to world leaders at the United Nations on Monday to end war and improve the lives of millions of refugees as they agreed a voluntary framework to respond to the global crisis.

World 17 Sep 2016 | 1:08 PM

Spotlight on Syria as world leaders gather at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The spotlight will be on Syria when world leaders gather at the United Nations next week as the United States and Russia try to shore up a fragile truce deal and President Barack Obama pushes for a boost in global refugee aid.

World 24 May 2016 | 12:03 AM

World leaders meet in Istanbul to fix 'broken' aid system

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Global leaders met in Istanbul on Monday to tackle a "broken" humanitarian system that has left 130 million people in need of aid, a near insurmountable task for a two-day summit that critics say risks achieving little.

Nation 08 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Be wary when making donations, say cops

KEMAMAN: The public must be wary when making contributions to the various humanitarian funds which are supposedly for flood victims.

Nation 16 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Council launches campaign to help Haiyan victims

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Youth Council and its 40 affiliates have launched a campaign called “We Care Filipino” to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan which destroyed parts of the Philippines earlier this month.

Community 14 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Airport abuzz with music and shopping

POPULAR indie bands and song writers such as Liyana Fizi, Rashdan Harith, Ady Suwardy, Najwa and Pesawat came together in the name of charity to perform at the MAS Touchdown @ Skypark Terminal SAAS Airport recently.

World 25 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Darfur meeting ends without concrete action

PARIS (Reuters) - An international meeting on Darfur ended on Monday with promises to support peacekeeping efforts and a political process to stop the violence in western Sudan, but with few concrete steps.