Day: September 12, 2021

Humanitarian Situation In Haiti Remains Dire

Weeks after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, the need for humanitarian aid and investment remains urgent. 1.2 million people, including some 540,000 children, lack shelter, clean water, healthcare, and sufficient food, according to UNICEF. On August 25th, the United Nations launched a Flash Appeal calling for $187.3 million to

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Iranian Lack Of Transparency Jeopardizing Nuclear Deal

Over the weekend of September 11th, Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will visit Iran for talks to try and ease a standoff that has emerged between Iran and the Western world over the former’s nuclear program. Earlier this same week, the U.N. atomic watchdog

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Ethiopia’s Aid Blockade And Humanitarian Crisis

On Monday, the United Nations World Food Program released footage from northern Ethiopia highlighting the country’s massive humanitarian crisis and prevailing absence of support. The UN video shows the disbursement of grain to people in northwestern Tigray, where civilians were without aid or food for two weeks. According to the

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