Humanitarian Crisis

Humanitarian Crisis

US warns of Afghanistan civil war

Taliban fighters advanced deep into the last holdout province of Panjshir Sunday, as the top US general warned Afghanistan faces a wider civil war that would offer fertile ground for a resurgence of ...

Still frame from an undated video seen by Reuters shows people standing next to Humvees adorned with the Taliban flag on the mountaintops close to Golbahar, near the southern entrance of Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. Video obtained from social media.

WHO only has medical supplies in Afghanistan for a week

The World Health Organization only has enough supplies in Afghanistan to last for a week after deliveries of medical equipment from abroad were blocked by restrictions at Kabul airport

WHO only has medical supplies in Afghanistan for a week

Lebanon medicine importers warn foreign drugs running out

Syndicate head Karim Gebara said that some drugs to treat cardiac diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and multiple sclerosis were already out of stock

Lebanon medicine importers warn foreign drugs running out

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

The UN Security Council on Saturday called for "full adherence to the ceasefire" in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

Israel's indiscriminate killing in Gaza must stop

The humanitarian crisis created by Israel in Gaza must stop immediately

Israel's indiscriminate killing in Gaza must stop

Israel hammers Gaza, as calls for peace go unheeded

In total, 197 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 58 children, and more than 1,200 wounded since Israel launched its air campaign against Hamas on 10 May after the group fired ...

Israel hammers Gaza, as calls for peace go unheeded

Eulogy for Mizan

Ever-the-probing journalist, Mizan bhai asked pointed legal questions during interviews with scholars and experts, with his signature disarming smile and genuine modesty

Eulogy for Mizan

Donor govts urged to recognise crimes against Rohingya as genocide

Unpublished quantitative data collected by Fortify Rights and a team of Rohingya researchers found that 100 per cent of Rohingya respondents in Bangladesh believe the Myanmar military is intent on ...

A Rohingya refugee repairs the roof of his shelter at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 March 2019

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic: UN

Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was ...

Rohingya refugee children attend a class to learn Burmese language at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 9 April 2019.

COVID-19 threatens to exacerbate conflict, humanitarian crises: WHO

COVID-19 threatens to exacerbate many issues the world is facing, such as years of conflict and other humanitarian crises, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, while calling ...

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on 11 March, 2020.
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