Humanitarian Crises

UN meeting on Myanmar spotlights Security Council divisions

Sep 29, 2017

Security Council meeting on Myanmar highlights deep divisions: China and Russia supported the government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims

The Latest: Bangladesh urges UN act on violence in Myanmar

Sep 29, 2017

Bangladesh's U.N. ambassador says violence has not stopped in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state despite its government claims

Trump says supplies streaming into storm-tossed Puerto Rico

Sep 28, 2017

There's been pressure on President Donald Trump to do more for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico _ and now he's going to waive federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to the island

UN envoy calls for new round of Syria talks in about a month

Sep 27, 2017

The top U.N. envoy for Syria has announced new talks between Syria's government and opposition will take place "in about a month" and says this eighth round must finally move to "genuine negotiations on the political future" of the war-ravaged country

Cattle from abandoned Rohingya villages sold to displaced

Sep 27, 2017

Cattle from abandoned Rohingya villages looted and sold by Myanmar soldiers; livestock get resold to other displaced people

US sends more aid to Puerto Rico, a week after Maria

Sep 27, 2017

The Trump administration is sending a flotilla of ships and thousands more military personnel to Puerto Rico

The Latest: Pentagon boosts troop numbers in Puerto Rico

Sep 26, 2017

The Pentagon is greatly increasing the active-duty military forces being sent in to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico

FEMA head says more ships and troops headed to Puerto Rico

Sep 26, 2017

The Trump administration says it is sending a flotilla of ships and thousands more military personnel to Puerto Rico to address the growing humanitarian crisis caused by Hurricane Maria

Trump tweets about Puerto Rico problems, as feds rush aid

Sep 26, 2017

Puerto Rico is getting increased aid from the federal government as the Trump administration tries to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of its efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there

The Latest: GOP leaders vow aid for Puerto Rico

Sep 26, 2017

The top Republican leaders in Congress are promising help for devastated Puerto Rico, with Speaker Paul Ryan calling it a "humanitarian crisis."

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