Humanitarian Aid

Campus Spotlight2021March 2021School of Diplomacy News

Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Talks the Importance of Humanitarian Action in Contemporary Warfare

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been using humanitarian action, policy, and diplomacy to combat the impacts of contemporary warfare, according to Gilles Carbonnier, the vice president of the ICRC at a School of Diplomacy event on March 18.

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World2021February 2021International NewsAfrica

World Food Program to “Scale Up” Efforts in Tigray Region

UN officials, the High Commission for Refugees, the World Food Programme, and the Ethiopian government have agreed to expand access to humanitarian relief and ”scale up” efforts to reduce food insecurities in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region, according to a statement by the World Food Programme (WFP). VOA reports that this agreement comes after the UN criticized Ethiopian authorities for blocking humanitarian aid from reaching the state’s rural population.

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