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
The Tamil Tigers seem to be cornered, despite an air attack Friday. But many predict a drawn-out fight to the end.
02/23/2009 12:00 am
The joint mission to finish off the notorious Lord's Resistance Army has led to more than 900 deaths and displaced more than 1,330 civilians since it began nearly two months ago.
02/11/2009 12:00 am
Terrorism & Security UN official: Botched attacks on LRA rebels in Congo 'catastrophic' for civilians
The US helped plan the operation, which subsequently killed up to 900 people.
02/10/2009 12:00 am
Israel and the US don't want rebuilding homes to become rebuilding Hamas.
01/23/2009 12:00 am
The group says suicide attacks may begin again in response to Thursday's Israeli airstrike on the home of Hamas leader Nizar Rayan.
01/02/2009 12:00 am
About $1 billion is needed over three years, according to a new assessment. But the junta's lack of reform is raising doubts about long-term assistance.
07/26/2008 01:00 am
Leaders hope their charges of a crime against humanity will push the junta to expand relief efforts.
05/21/2008 01:00 am
Burma said Monday it would allow in some Southeast Asian aid workers.
05/20/2008 01:00 am
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Kenya Monday to press for a power-sharing agreement.
02/19/2008 12:00 am