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268 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"Smaller, more specialized private companies and local groups are often better equipped to provide aid in a modern crisis area like Syria, but the majority of humanitarian aid funding goes to large international organizations that have no incentive to..."

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268 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"Smaller, more specialized private companies and local groups are often better equipped to provide aid in a modern crisis area like Syria, but the majority of humanitarian aid funding goes to large international organizations that have no incentive to..."

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798 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"UNITED NATIONS — An estimated $40 billion is needed annually to help the rapidly growing number of people needing humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts and natural disasters — and one possibility to help fill the $15 billion funding gap is a smal..."

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488 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The combined resources of U.N. agencies, the Red Cross and humanitarian organizations are no longer enough to protect the 60 million people displaced by war and persecution around the world, the U.N. refugee chief said Tuesday.G..."

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221 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Britain's foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told Newsnight that he'd like the country to sell even more weapons to Saudi Arabia. His comments follow closely after the lucrative arms trade between the UK and Saudi Arabia fell under greater scrutiny bec..."
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419 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Thomson ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's debt crisis, if left unaddressed by the U.S. Congress where legislation has stalled in the House Natural Resources Committee, will result in the need to pay for a humanitarian aid package, Congressman..."
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345 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Iraqi oil exports rose in January compared to the previous month but revenue fell by more than USD 650 million due to plunging crude prices, the oil ministry said today. Baghdad is facing a financial crisis due to the fall in oil prices, which the mi..."
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1112 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"UK funding for Myanmar likely to fall, but will continue ‘in or out of the EU’ By Malarvili Meganathan   |   Monday, 04 July 2016 For the past two weeks, Britain’s stunning decision to leave the 28-member European Union (EU) bloc has dom..."

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731 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"Photo credit: UN News Centre Children play outside their tents in the Protection of Civilians site in Bor, capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Kate Holt UN agency urges more funding to boost humanitarian aid to children in Sudan ..."

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182 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"9th November, 2015 by db_staff 2. Be sustainable, environmental and humanitarian Thandi has made sustainability its central focus Millennials have witnessed increasing environmental uncertainty with the threat of global warming, rising sea levels,..."

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196 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Development partners Reducing poverty in developing countries is a global commitment. Canada works with a variety of partners to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people in developing countries and produce timely and effective results. Cana..."

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536 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
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"While the world was at peace — before the financial crisis, war in Eastern Europe, and chaos in the Middle East — Wall Street's masters of the universe could keep geopolitics in the recesses of its mind. No more. Now global unrest has become the cent..."
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886 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Source: Inter Press Service Published April 12, 2002 Water World Trade Organization (WTO) Inter Press Service | April 12, 2002 | Gustavo Capdevila GENEVA - Top officials from the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rejected the a..."

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939 words • advanced • 3 years, 10 months ago
"On Monday the New York Times published an opinion articleby GreekFinance Minister Yanis Varoufakis that outlined a number of "red lines" that he was not prepared to cross in negotiations with his European partners. Yesterday's failure to agree on an ..."
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485 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"World crops higher, but local scarcities remain: UN NEW YORK, 19 hours, 4 minutes ago Favourable worldwide conditions for cereal crops will lead to better-than-expected production this growing season at the global level, said the United Nations Foo..."
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600 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
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"United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The G7 group of leading economies, European countries and Gulf states pledged $1.8 billion in funding for UN aid agencies struggling with the worst refugee crisis in 70 years.The commitment, which in part reflec..."
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544 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Vacancy: Regional Business Development Manager Location: Southern Africa Level: National B2 Interviews to be held around the week of 07 September 2015 The OI Region in Southern Africa is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Regional Busin..."

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579 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"A number of the UK’s entrepreneurs have been given titles as part of the Queen’s 2016 New Years Honours list including Giles Andrews, founder of Startups 100-listed company Zopa , and 2012 Young Gun Samir Desai of Funding Circle. Other notable r..."

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541 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"By Megan Rowling PARIS, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.N. deal on climate change in Paris should fire the starting gun for a global push on sustainable development in 2016, with no time to lose in shifting to greener, more resilient econom..."

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351 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"On Monday, Puerto Rico's governor warned that the island can't pay its $72 billion public debt burden. The island isn't currently eligible to declare bankruptcy as it's a commonwealth rather than a municipality. As such, it's become a messy situation..."
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