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Petition: Made Homeless for Defending Housing Rights - Justice for Ni Yulan
World  (tags: beijing, Homeless people, Basic human rights, housing discrimination, activism, demolished homes, Olympics 2008, conflicts, harrassment, Justice for victims, relief, protection, politics )

Kalliope
- 48 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ni Yulan was among thousands whose homes were demolished in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Without a permanent place to live herself, Ni Yulan now defends the rights of others forced from their homes by lucrative construction projects.
Tell Congress: Help Puerto Rico, Not Wall Street
World  (tags: disasters, hurricanes, relief, petitions )

Freya
- 72 days ago - act.credoaction.com
More than a week after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, millions of American citizens there are still without electricity and reliable access to basic necessities like food and water.
Sign the Petition: Lift Shipping Restrictions and Help Puerto Rico
World  (tags: disasters, hurricanes, relief, Hurricane Maria, petitions )

Freya
- 76 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Congress must indefinitely lift foreign ship restrictions on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to help get aid to the islands as soon as possible.
Sign the Petition: Demand Congress Act Quickly to Help Puerto Rico
World  (tags: disasters, relief, aid, Puerto Rico, hurricanes, petitions )

Freya
- 79 days ago - dailykos.com
Almost a week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, 3.5 million Americans are without power, drinking water, food, medicine or medical care - and Trump has done absolutely nothing to help.
Tell Congress: Pass Emergency Funding & Waive the Jones Act for Hurricane Maria NOW!
World  (tags: disasters, relief, humanitarian crisis, hurricanes, petitions )

Freya
- 80 days ago - action.momsrising.org
The situation is dire. Almost a week after Hurricane Maria, Americans are experiencing what has been described as a full-blown humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Families are in desperate need of help.
The Middle East Needs To Take Care Of Its Own Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees, relief, asylum, crisis, GCC, Saudi Arabia, West )

Evelyn
- 832 days ago - thedailybeast.com
A growing number of Muslims, Arabs, South Asian diaspora writers and others are rightly asking another question- Rather than laying all of the responsibility and blame at the footsteps of the West, why aren't Arab leaders giving these refugees safe haven?
Nepal Earthquake Relief
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, 7.8, aid, relief, poor country, Nepal Earthquake Relief )

Dandelion
- 964 days ago - yahoo.benevity.org
Nepal is one of the poorest Countries in the world and was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Over 4,000 are confirmed dead by one aid organization and many thousands without homes. This is the worst earthquake in over 80 years.
Typhoon Haiyan: A Choice to Either 'Distribute Food or Collect Bodies'
World  (tags: Hurricane Haiyan, relief, society, news, Refugees&Relief, world, politics, humans, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 1493 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
Seven days after the powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, aid was still slow to trickle in to desperate survivors due to a paralyzed infrastructure and widespread looting.
REBUILDING HAITI: Partners in Deforestation and
World  (tags: world, politics, Haiti, relief, Refugees&Relief, news, humanrights, government, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2032 days ago - ipsnews.net
More than 100 Haitian families now have new housing, thanks to the support of two non-governmental organisations working on reconstruction following the country's devastating 2010 earthquake.
CRITICAL -- Why I'M Going Back Again X20
World  (tags: kids, blog, travel, cool, forgotten voices, orphans, widows, children, love, development, zimbabwe, zambia, hope, cool, news, world, relief, good news, change, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa )

Brian
- 2264 days ago - forgottenvoices.org
Hear from Ryan Keith, president of Forgotten Voices, about why he is returning to Africa for the 20th time, and why this trip is so critical.
.Fire in Russia's Caucuses
World  (tags: world, ru, relief )

Jae
- 2571 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A small mountain village in Russia's North Caucuses is destroyed by flames.
HAITI RELIEF -- Spend the Money!!!
World  (tags: Disaster_Accountability_Project, Haiti, Cholera, Relief, Charities )

Carole
- 2583 days ago - change.org
The leadership of the major disaster relief and aid organizations operating in Haiti allowed cholera to become a threat because they did not do their jobs.
Fighting Hunger in Africa With the Cassava Root
World  (tags: africa, hunger, relief, aid, self-sustaining )

Michelle
- 2652 days ago - taipeitimes.com
The "magic" cassava roots the Nigerian farmer pointed to might have made Charles Darwin smile -- and they may also turn out to be part of the solution to hunger across swathes of Africa."If you uproot it, you can see six or seven tubers," said a farmer
US Warns of Threat to Foreign Aid Workers in Pakistan
World  (tags: US, pakistan, taliban, flood, relief, attack, foreigners )

Sophie
- 2670 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Pakistani Taliban are planning to attack foreigners helping with flood relief efforts in the country, a senior US official has warned.
Security Concerns as Pakistan Floods Persist
World  (tags: world, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, Pakistan, flooding, relief, politics, asia, best )

AWAY AWHI
- 2675 days ago - globalpost.com
As security forces focus on relief efforts, militants move to regroup
 

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