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  • UN discusses Palestinian issues
    UN emissary criticizes lax Hamas security at Gaza compound rally
    On Wednesday in Jerusalem a statement noted that the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry was “outraged” that Hamas did not supply adequate security for a preplanned protest at the United...
  • Nuclear blast over Hiroshima
    Pope Francis says nukes rob from the hungry and poor
    This week Pope Francis was among those speaking out against the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons on mankind. The third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons was just held in Vienna, Austria.Presentations included the...
  • Catholic Relief evacuates people ahead of storm
    Typhoon Hagupit: Catholic Relief Services starts relief fund
    Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) has arrived in the Philippines, bringing heavy rains and high winds. Catholic Relief Services (CRS ) is taking action and has set up a relief fund for storm victims.Hagupit is expected to be a slow moving storm, causing more...
  • WFP bringing in supplies to South Sudan
    Dry season critical for aid groups in South Sudan
    The United Nations says that a "key window of opportunity" for hunger relief is coming in South Sudan. This is when the dry season arrives, starting around November.During the rainy season, most roads in South Sudan become impassable. In...
  • Russian Convoy Crosses Into The Ukraine
    Russian Convoy Crosses Into The Ukraine
    A Russian Aid Convoy crossed into the Ukraine Saturday. The convoy consisting of 215 white covered trucks that unloaded needed supplies to the city of Luhansk. The supplies were mostly food and medical supplies. The rebels did send trucks with men...
  • Yazidis And Syrian Christians Protest ISIS Violence
    Serve where you are
    "Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints" (Ephesians 6:18)The news is not pleasant these days. With a heavy heart, I read about...
  • Humanitarian Aid Stalls At Ukrainian Border
    Humanitarian Aid Stalls At Ukrainian Border
    The Russian Federation has sent some 260 vehicles from Moscow loaded with canned foods, generators, sleeping bags, and baby formula. The only problem is that the Ukrainian government has put restrictions on the convoy and want the International...
  • U.S., WFP bring food to starving Iraqis
    U.S., WFP bring food to starving Iraqis
    The United States and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are fast responding to the humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq. This life-saving mission includes the U.S military, the U.S. Food for Peace program and WFP bringing aid to war victims.The needs...
  • Stranded Yezidis
    U.S. on a mission to supply stranded Iraqis
    ISIS and Sunni fighters have forced 50,000 Christian Iraqis into an unsustainable environment where they are stranded without food and water. President Obama has authorized a humanitarian mission to supply them by dropping necessities from low...
  • Ebola Epidemic
    Christian response to ebola epidemic and poverty around the world
    Much is happening on the planet that could be construed as the end times spoken of in Revelations and throughout the Old and New Testament: war, disease, intensified persecution of Christians, famine, earthquakes, floods and other natural...
  • UN vehicles lead the evacuation from the Old City of Homs, Syria, during a three-day "humanitarian pause" in early February 2014.
    Syrian 'humanitarian pause' brings concern with aid and evacuation to Homs
    More than 1,150 people have been evacuated from Homs Old City since the start of cease fire operation Friday that was extended to end after Wednesday, with humanitarian aid struggling to reach about 2,500 Syrians trapped within the area, according...
  • Turkish Police Arresting al-Qaeda
    Turkish cops nab 23 alleged al-Qaeda operatives
    Turkish special operations police officers on Tuesday captured at least 23 suspects in a counterterrorism operation against the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda. The suspects were detained in simultaneous dragnets in six provinces, according to...
  • 29 ways to help after Typhoon Haiyan
    29 ways to help after Typhoon Haiyan
    Nearly 10 million men, women, and children are reportedly struggling to reconstruct their lives in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The storm devastated much of the Philippines on November 8, and has since made landfall in Vietnam. Up to 10,000...
  • UN chief honors fallen UN peacekeepers
    UN report calls for increased protection of UN field personnel
    In a document submitted on Friday in New York City to the United Nations General Assembly which reported an increase of security incidents against UN personnel working in the field in dangerous regions, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...
  • Protestors rally against U.S. intervention in Syria
    U of M panel discussion reflects world’s dismay over Syrian conflict
    Yesterday afternoon’s (September 11, 2013) panel discussion at the University of Minnesota’s Willey Hall appeared as divided as the rest of the world in dealing with the two year old Syrian conflict. Titled “Countering Mass...