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Tell Congress: Stop Fueling War in Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, humanitarian crisis, Middle East, petitions )

Freya
- 102 days ago - stopthewar.us
Yemen is facing a massive humanitarian catastrophe. American aid is crucial to the Saudi war effort, and removing our assistance would limit Saudi attacks and maybe even push them to the negotiating table.
Living Under the Poverty Line in Gaza
World  (tags: poverty and malnutrition, U.S.media/news coverage/world/Gaza Strip, BDS, israeli attacks, Great March of Return, end the siege/occupation, Israel crimes against humanity, ICC, humanitarian crisis, world Bank, poverty/media, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Fly
- 137 days ago - electronicintifada.net
More than half of Gazas two million people live under the poverty line, which the United Nations defines as subsisting on less than about $5 per day, including any aid .. after more than a decade of Israeli siege, The World Bank stated in September.
Tell Congress: Don't Abandon Puerto Rico!
World  (tags: disasters, humanitarian crisis, assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 265 days ago - signherenow.org
Last fall, Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico, destroyed the island's electric grid, killed thousands, and left thousands more homeless and out of work.
Tell Congress: Stop Fueling War and Starvation in Yemen
World  (tags: Middle East, war, violence, humanitarian crisis, human rights, petition )

Freya
- 297 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
US-supported Saudi airstrikes are fueling hunger and disease by destroying health clinics, schools, factories and farms on a daily basis. Instead of promoting peace, the US has fueled starvation and prolonged a man-made catastrophe.
Elderly Couple Dies in Gaza Due to Suffocation
World  (tags: news, media, middle-east, Gaza, siege on Gaza, blockade of Gaza, end the siege of Gaza, humanitarian crisis, electricity shortages, health, Gazan couple dies of suffocation, israel, usa, Refugees&Relief, death, crime )

Fly
- 425 days ago - imemc.org
A Health Ministry spokesperson said that the man, who was 90 years old and his wife 88 years old, used the charcoal grill to heat their house due to the lack of electricity
Tell Congress: Pass Emergency Funding & Waive the Jones Act for Hurricane Maria NOW!
World  (tags: disasters, relief, humanitarian crisis, hurricanes, petitions )

Freya
- 536 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SPARE THE PEOPLE OF ALEPPO
World  (tags: Alepo, humanitarian crisis, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', interesting, government, ethics, children, society, war, world, Refugees&Relief )

AWAY AWHI
- 819 days ago - takeaction.amnesty.ca
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED AND FEAR FOR THEIR LIVES
EU: Stop Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Saud Arabia, Yemen, Middle East, violence, war, weapons, humanitarian crisis, petitions )

Freya
- 1127 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
They bomb schools, hospitals, even wedding parties. What Saudi Arabia is doing in Yemen is disgusting - and they're doing it with weapons they buy from Europe, the US, and Canada. But in just a few days we can stem the flow of weapons to the Saudis.
"Nativist Hysteria" Against Syrian Refugees Echoes U.S. Rejection of Jewish Refugees in 1930s
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, resettling Syrians/Iraqis, humanitarian crisis, USCongress, USGovernors, Rethugs, no visas, border blockades, historical parallels, Nazi Holocaust, analogy, Jewish refugees, children, denial US entry, StLouis turned back, AnneFrank )

LucyKalei
- 1208 days ago - democracynow.org
Historical parallels with refugee crisis the US faced on eve of WW2: in 1938 67.4% Americans wanted to keep Jewish refugees OUT. Among those seeking refuge & denied entry? Anne Frank & her family. Nativist response then has very clear echos now...
Silent Crisis: How Climate Change Drives People From Their Homes By Destroying Their Livelihoods
World  (tags: climate change, refugees, humanitarian crisis, poverty )

Freya
- 1219 days ago - alternet.org
When we think of climate refugees, we tend to think of cyclones, floods and storms forcing people from their homes. But there is another, more silent, crisis emerging.
'Indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, Say Israeli Veterans
World  (tags: asault on Gaza-massacres 2014, humanitarian crisis, 'indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza, media, middle-east, news, world, usa, death, crime, HumanRights, terrorism, UnitedNations, israel, europe, africa, asia, china, children, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Fly
- 1412 days ago - commondreams.org
Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in 'Operation Protective Edge' anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed
PLEASE SIGN: End the Blockade on Gaza Now
World  (tags: Gaza siege Human Rights, PETITION, humanitarian crisis, U.S., europe, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, UnitedNations, media, news, middle-east, world, usa, children, palestine, violence, war, freedoms, death, politics, society, europe )

Fly
- 1437 days ago - change.org
Letter to The International Community - Demand an end to the illegal Israeli blockade
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East --Has Lost Eight Staff Members
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, UNRWA, Staff being killed, shelter, humanitarian crisis, medical, breaking point )

Sheryl
- 1687 days ago - globalnews.ca
UNRWA staff at 'breaking point' dealing with Gaza humanitarian crisis. UNRWA has 13,000 staff working in the Gaza Strip, providing medical and humanitarian aid and shelter. Watch the top video as Staffer breaks down in tears when trying to do an interview
UN Chief: Israeli Attack on Gaza School 'Unjustifiable'
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Ban, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, humanitarian crisis, Obama, war crimes, bombings and attacks, schools, hospitals, children, death, news, Refugees&Relief, usa, media, humanrights, world, middle-east, europe, blog )

Fly
- 1689 days ago - maannews.net
Ban accused the Israeli military of ignoring repeated communications on the location of the school.
 

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