Tag-arkiv: nødhjælp

Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops

By Dave Lindorff October 11, 2014 “How’s this for a juxtaposition on how nations respond to a global health catastrophe. Check out these two headlines from yesterday’s news: Cuba to Send Doctors to Ebola Areas [1] US to Deploy 3000 Troops as Ebola Crisis Worsens [2] Reading these stories, which ran in, respectively, the BBC and Reuters, […]

3rd Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk

The third convoy of Russian humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine has arrived in the war-torn city of Donetsk. Earlier, Kiev and self-defense forces signed a memorandum aimed at effectively halting all fighting in eastern Ukraine after talks in Minsk. Is the war over? Both sides in the Ukraine conflict signed a treaty banning military action […]

Ukraine peace plan: Withdraw military hardware, exchange POWs, open corridors

Ukrainian servicemen load shells into a tank at a check point in the southern coastal town of Mariupol September 5, 2014. (Reuters//Vasily Fedosenko) Both sides in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed to “all to all” prisoners of war exchange, hardware withdrawal and humanitarian aid access to the area. Kiev and rebel troops laid down arms […]

Ukraine: Uddelingen af nødhjælp fra Rusland begyndt i Lugansk

Folk er ved at sammensætte fødevarepakker i Lugansk den 25. august: Uddelingen af fødevarer fra 227 lastbiler med 2000 tons nødhjælp begyndte i Lugansk den 25. august. De første 12 uddelingsteder er åbne. De første til at modtage nødhjælp var børn fra børnehaver, fra skoler og folk fra sociale institutioner. Uddelingen bestod af ris, boghvede […]

Mission completed: Moscow confirms delivery of aid to E. Ukraine, trucks return to Russia

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed humanitarian aid has been delivered to the besieged city of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile all trucks that delivered aid had returned to Russia. En russisk grænsevagt åbner porten for de returnerende lastbiler:  “We express our satisfaction that the Russian humanitarian aid for those in need in southeastern Ukraine has […]

First trucks with Russian aid reach Lugansk, E. Ukraine – reports

The first Russian trucks carrying humanitarian aid have reportedly reached the east Ukrainian city of Lugansk. Moscow ordered the convoy to proceed, without waiting for further permission from Kiev. Russian Red Cross volunteers ready to escort aid convoy to Lugansk, E. Ukraine The first trucks in the Russian humanitarian convoy have arrived in Lugansk, leaders […]

Humanitarian convoy starts moving, Kiev no more ‘excuses’ to delay – Russia

Moscow has accused Kiev of deliberately holding up the delivery of Russian humanitarian aid to the Donetsk and Lugansk regions in eastern Ukraine, according to a new statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The ministry says Russia has ordered the convoy to proceed, without waiting for further permission. The first set of trucks carrying humanitarian […]