Humanitarian Crises

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."

The Latest: Trump notes Puerto Rico devastation _ and debt

Sep 26, 2017

President Donald Trump is finally tweeting about Puerto Rico _ but his message may not be well-received by residents struggling with the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria

Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico amid growing pleas for help

Sep 26, 2017

Federal agencies ramp up their response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration seeks to blunt criticism its response to Hurricane Maria has been less than with other recent storms

Pelosi: Deploy military to ease crisis in Puerto Rico

Sep 25, 2017

The top Democrat in the House Monday called upon President Donald Trump to deploy the military to help with the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico

Philippines accepts Malaysia's rejection of ASEAN statement

Sep 25, 2017

The Philippines says it respects Malaysia's decision to dissociate itself from a statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state issued by the Filipino chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

Sep 24, 2017

Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress says Hurricane Maria's destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities are still working to assess the extent of the damage

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Sep 24, 2017

Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules blamed for condemning Puerto Rico to second-class status

The Latest: Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic should watch Maria

Sep 23, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says people along the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic coasts should watch the progress of Maria

The Latest: India Nobel laureate disappointed with Suu Kyi

Sep 23, 2017

Indian Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi says he is hugely disappointed with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Ky's stand on the Rohingya issue, calling it among this "era's biggest humanitarian crises."

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