Sep 4, 2015

IOC establishes $2 million fund to assist refugees

The International Olympic Committee is setting up a $2 million fund to assist refugees. “With this terrible crisis unfolding across the Middle East, Africa and Europe, sport and the Olympic Movement wanted to play its part in bringing humanitarian help to the refugees,” IOC ...

UN: 90,000 people have fled IS advance in Iraq's Anbar province

Apr 20, 2015

UN: 90,000 people have fled IS advance in Iraq's Anbar province

More than 90,000 people have fled the Islamic State group’s advance in Iraq’s western Anbar province, which has set off fierce fighting in and around the provincial capital Ramadi, a United Nations humanitarian agency said Sunday. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ...