Topic: John Holmes
Pakistan floods have displaced 4 million people, but aid to the country has been at a trickle compared to other catastrophes, such as the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake.
08/19/2010 01:29 pm
The absence of politicians from the scene of the Pakistan flood -- the country's worst in 80 years -- is raising concerns about the future of democracy in Pakistan.
08/12/2010 04:42 pm
In the town of Muzaffargarh, those with their own transportation began leaving at the start of the Pakistan floods. But some 100,000 residents remain homeless and stranded.
08/12/2010 12:18 pm
The Philippines were hit hard by two recent storms. Critics say politicians have ignored repeated warnings of the capital's vulnerability.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
UN official John Holmes visits Yemen Thursday to highlight thehumanitarian crisis as concerns grow about a potential haven for AlQaeda.
10/08/2009 01:00 am
Speaking at a defense ministry facility, they said they were coerced by the rebel Tamil Tigers to exaggerate the impact of Sri Lanka’s final offensive. Are they telling the truth now?
07/10/2009 01:00 am
Despite the government's declaration of victory, the area remains off limits, raising concerns about human rights violations and getting aid to civilians.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
French and British envoys Wednesday urged a halt to fighting as concerns deepen about 50,000 trapped civilians.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
A two-day cease-fire aimed at letting civilians flee ended with little success
04/16/2009 01:00 am
But the expulsion of 13 aid groups from Sudan is more than a humanitarian crisis. It may reignite regional conflicts in the country – and beyond, say analysts.
03/11/2009 01:00 am