Humanitarian aid

Sri Lanka receives aid, thanks Stalin and people of India

First consignment — part of a larger $16 mn commitment from State — reaches island

published on : 23rd May 2022

Moscow says Western aid cannot prevent Russian victory in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has tirelessly campaigned for help from allies, on Thursday launched a global crowdfunding platform to help Kyiv win the war.

published on : 5th May 2022

TN Assembly seeks quick nod from Centre to send Rs 123 crore humanitarian aid to Sri Lanka

CM Stalin said Tamil Nadu has decided to send 40,000 tonnes of rice worth Rs 80 crore, life-saving drugs worth Rs 28 crore and 500 tonnes of milk powder worth Rs 15 crore

published on : 29th April 2022

Ukraine president becomes Madonna fan after she slams Putin

Madonna recently took to social media to share the video set to a remix of her 2005 song, Sorry.

published on : 28th February 2022

Tonga needs over USD 90 million to start repairs from volcanic eruption

The eruption left a thick layer of volcanic ash blanketing Tonga’s main island, tainting much of its drinking water, several small settlements on outlying islands were wiped out.

published on : 17th February 2022

After 4 months delay, Pakistan allows Indian humanitarian relief passage to Afghanistan

Belatedly, the Afghans can hope to receive 50,000 tons of Indian wheat, the country is facing severe food shortages and economic hardship - besides a harsh winter and a rampaging pandemic.

published on : 17th February 2022

UN: Yemen war escalating, 8 million could lose aid in March

Funding shortages could also deprive 3.6 million people of safe drinking water and end programs to combat gender-based violence and promote reproductive health.

published on : 16th February 2022

Millions at risk as drought threatens the Horn of Africa

Somalia, Kenya, and now Ethiopia have raised the alarm about the latest climate shock to a fragile region traversed by herders and others trying to keep their animals, and themselves, alive.

published on : 1st February 2022

Mission SAGAR: INS Kesari reaches Mozambique with 500 tonnes of food aid

INS Kesari had undertaken a similar mission in May - June 2020 to provide humanitarian and medical assistance to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros.

published on : 26th December 2021

UN projects soaring humanitarian needs in world in 2022

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, in its annual overview of future needs, is projecting a 17% jump in the number of people who will need urgent assistance in 2022.

published on : 2nd December 2021

UN chief says aid and flights resuming to Ethiopia's Tigray

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said U.N. flights between Tigray’s capital Mekelle and Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa had also restarted.

published on : 2nd December 2021