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15 Nov
The publisher of The Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, has won the 2021 Ladies Tiffany Circle/Red Cross Courage to Dream Award. The award was given to the humanitarian, film producer, publisher and chairperson of The Guardian Group at the Asian World Film Festival for her philanthropic efforts and exemplifying the mission of the Red Cross. The Asian World Film Festival (AWFF), founded by Kyrgyz public figure Sadyk Sher-Niyaz, brings the best of a broad selection of Asian world cinema to Los Angeles to draw greater recognition to the region’s wealth of filmmakers and to strengthen ties between the Asian and Hollywood film industries.
26 Sep
France 24 hosts Peter Maurer, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Maurer just returned from Afghanistan, where he witnessed the worsening humanitarian situation and met with the Taliban, the country's new rulers. He hopes the ICRC will continue to bring humanitarian aid, and says he is "optimistic" even if the operations are likely to be "complex".
31 Aug
Aid workers inside Ethiopia have warned that hostilities will only aggravate the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region. Clashes have already driven hundreds of thousands of people into famine-like conditions.
15 Jun
Global aid organizations are warning of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar. But many NGOs' hands are tied, with their activities, funding and legal status hampered by the country's political power struggle.
22 May
The World Health Organization (WHO) is asking for access to Gaza as the health care system in the Palestinian enclave is suffering critical shortages after days of heavy bombing.
18 May
About 10,000 refugees with no way out: The situation for the civilian population in the Gaza Strip is becoming increasingly desperate. Relief aid is in short supply — and the territory is battling the pandemic, as well.
18 Apr
A report by a Chinese human rights organization has called out the US for its history of military interventions. The accusation continues an ongoing tit-for-tat between the two major powers.
17 Jan
The conflict between Ethiopia's government and the TPLF is fueling hardship in the Tigray region as sporadic fighting continues.
14 Nov 2020
Federal forces now control the northwestern part of Tigray. As the government mobilizes resources to step up the fighting, humanitarian organizations are increasingly worried about civilians trapped in the conflict.
2 Jul 2020
Germany pledged €1.58 billion ($1.78 billion) for Syria at a conference hosted by the EU and the UN. While the event raised a total of $7.7 billion, charity association Oxfam said the sum was "simply not enough."
11 Jun 2020
Social media influencer and humanitarian, Adegoke Pamilerin Emmanuel, known as “the pamilerin” on Popsicles talks about why he thinks “Nigerians love bad news!”. Pamilerin also spoke about his attempt at suicide and his charity works on the girl child.
19 Mar 2020
Momodu on his visit said the ex-Central Bank of Nigeria Governor is not bitter about his situation but was in high spirits. Momodu revealed that Sanusi henceforth plans to begin his intellectual and humanitarian pursuits.

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