Nearly $4 billion needed to protect 41 million children from conflict and disaster
Source: Nearly $4 billion needed to protect 41 million children from conflict and disaster
Crucial medical supplies airlifted to north-east Syria to meet ‘desperate need’
at least eight children died last week in a desert camp for extreme cold an lack of medical care
In response to the growing health needs of people in north-east Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has airlifted urgent medical supplies to the region, for the second time this month. “Hundreds of thousands of Syrians in the northeast are in desperate need of health care services”, Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria said on Wednesday. Targeting […]
Mourning for Paris
The terrorists have created chaos, fear, incredible pain, and destruction on lives among ordinary people who were having fun as is common in the beginning of the occidental weekend. A concert, a dinner, a football match have become scenes of panic and death. The terrorists want to disrupt the normal way of life in Occident and spread fear among the people.
The first advice I got when I arrived was: don’t step on the dirt, only the asphalt or the concrete. the place had been sown with landmines and nobody on my side of the city had the map of where those lethal devices were placed. Take a shortcut to go from one place to another was a creepy risk. Today thousands of refugees risk their lives fleeing from the war in Syria, crossing the Mediterranean, trying to reach Germany.
Some 3,300 people a day still arriving on Lesvos
Despite dangerous sea conditions, the United Nations refugee agency today reported that the number of refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos continues to be high, at an average of 3,300 people per day so far in November.
Tragedy in the Mediterranean
We are witnessing one of the worst tragedies of the Mediterranean these days, with the massive deaths of immigrants trying to gain the shores of Europe from North Africa, and the massive arrivals of illegal immigrants in old boats shipped by human traffickers who are making a lot of money and have a safe haven in Libya.
United Nations News Centre - Trapped civilians ‘more desperate than ever’ amid fighting in Yarmouk camp, warns UN agency chief
Trapped civilians ‘more desperate than ever’ amid fighting in Yarmouk camp, warns UN agency chief.
Netanyahu's half-apology to Israel's Arabs can't fix the real problem: His policy - National - Israel News | Haaretz
Netanyahu’s half-apology to Israel’s Arabs can’t fix the real problem: His policy | Haaretz.
Four years of war in Syria
March marks the fourth anniversary of the uprising against Syrian president Bashar Al Assad which originated the ongoing war. According to the UN, since then, at least 220,000 people have died, 4 million people have fled to neighbouring countries and are refugees and there are 7.6 million internal displaced people. In addition, 12.2 million people continue to need life saving aid. And the fighting continues, every day more complicated with multiple sides and no end in sight.
Beheading of 21 Christians
The beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State (ISIL) in Libya has been a step further in the run of cruelty of the extremists against the world. Those 21 men were killed because they were Christians. No one should die because of their religion or their ideas in this world, but it happens too often nowadays.