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Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, sources said.

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

IMF approves $2.9 bn Ethiopia aid package

Ethiopia will receive $2.9 billion in a three-year aid package to help economic reform, the International Monetary Fund has confirmed.

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

The UN launched a humanitarian appeal for nearly $29 billion on Wednesday as climate change and increasingly protracted conflicts put tens of millions of people in urgent need of aid.

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar has pledged $62.780mn in voluntary contributions to core resources of a number of United Nations (UN) agencies, departments and programmes in 2020 ...

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Qatar delivers fresh consignment of aid to Somalia flood victims

Following the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has sent more aid to the people affected by floods in Somalia.

QRCS distributes aid to displaced families in Afghanistan

QRCS distributes aid to displaced families in Afghanistan

Under the Warm Winter project for 2018-2019, Qatar Red Crescent Society’s (QRCS) mission in Afghanistan has distributed winterisation and food aid to 4,125 displaced families in three Afghan provinces.

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power and others were struggling to access food, water and medicines a week after a powerful cyclone hit India's eastern state of Odisha ...

Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

About 280 students within the University of Houston System were forced to fully withdraw from classes and about 880 had to partially withdraw after Hurricane Harvey swept through areas of Southeast Texas ...

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) announced the provision of an urgent humanitarian assistance to 100,000 cyclone victims in Mozambique ...

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

The UN said Tuesday it had finally reached vital food aid warehouses on Yemen's frontlines as it scrambled to raise $4.2 billion to provide desperately needed assistance in the war-torn country.

QFFD, Qatar Charity sign pact on aid for Syrians

QFFD, Qatar Charity sign pact on aid for Syrians

Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) signed on Wednesday a grant agreement with Qatar Charity (QC) to address the humanitarian situation of Syrians within their country and in Lebanon in 2019.

In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

In push for stability, France gives 30-million-euro aid to Gambia

France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia on Monday as part of efforts to support its democratic transition and ensure stability in a region Paris deems vital to its interests.