Governments must provide ‘major’ investment in flood risk reduction to save coastal cities around the world, a charity said on Friday, as rising seas and sinking urban areas pose unprecedented threats to millions of homes.
A European Union decision to give 18 million euros in aid to Tehran on Friday has infuriated Washington which has been trying to put pressure on Iran following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement in May.
Financial aid for drought-stricken Australian farmers will be increased to A$1.8 billion ($1.3 billion) as they endure the driest conditions in half a century, the country’s prime minister said Sunday.
As civilians continue to leave eastern Ghouta where terrorists have been using them as a tool for leverage, disturbing testimonies have cast light on their monopoly over the medical and food aid which entered the area previously under terrorists’ control.
The leaders of 21 humanitarian aid groups wrote to the Trump administration on Wednesday to object “in the strongest terms” to a decision to withhold $65 million in planned U.S. contributions to the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees.
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees warned on Wednesday it faced its worst funding crisis ever after the White House froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions, a move Palestinian leaders decried as cruel and blatantly biased.