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13,000 houses damaged in ‘catastrophic’ Bahamas hurricane, says Red Cross

The IFRC has released US$252,000 from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to bolster the initial response to the crisis.

Cukupkah kasih sebagai penawar ketagihan ‘meth’?

Kesan psikologi jangka panjang penagihan 'crystal meth', termasuklah tingkah laku ganas, paranoia dan halusinansi.

Additional RM42 mil in aid for Sabah rubber smallholders

Lim Guan Eng says his ministry took into account the appeal by the Sabah Rubber Industry Board for aid to be given to those who managed plots of less than 6ha.

US seeks US$10 bln trade finance fund for Venezuela

But those institutions must sit on the sidelines until there is clear international recognition of a government in Caracas.

Don’t bring religious agenda into women’s rights, Maria Chin tells PAS

The Petaling Jaya MP, defending the good work done by Sisters in Islam, says there should be no partisanship in the allocation of aid.

PAS MP reprimands Hannah Yeoh for giving RM20,000 to SIS

Siti Zailah says deputy minister should not have given any aid to Sisters in Islam as it will ‘confuse’ Muslim women and as SIS’s activities are ‘contrary’ to Islam.

75,352 pensioners to receive RM500 special payment

Public Service Department says it is for pensioners receiving pensions of less than RM1,000 a month.

District offices help in cash payment of BSH to rural recipients,...

The financial aid is being given to rural recipients at 31 locations in Sarawak.

Jelajah Rahmah outreach programme to help LGBT community, homeless

Mosques, NGOs and corporate firms will take part in the programme.

Two killed as Venezuela aid showdown turns violent

Two people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed in clashes with security forces on the Brazil-Venezuela border amid efforts to bring in aid there.

Stricter conditions for aid meant to ‘whiten’ BR1M list of candidates

Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah denies that the requirements are meant to reduce the number of recipients.

US threatens new sanctions on Venezuela if aid convoys blocked

Despite shortages of food and medicine, Maduro has denied there is a crisis in the country.

Guaido attends Venezuela aid concert on barricaded border

The tense standoff between Maduro and Guaido over aid resulted in two deaths before the aid concert.

Venezuela’s Guaido says thousands of supporters ready to bring in US...

Several tons of US aid have already arrived in the Colombian border town of Cucuta.

US raises pressure on Maduro via sanctions, aid airlift

It was unclear whether any of the US aid being ferried to Colombia would reach Venezuelans.

Venezuela opposition announces new aid hub, prepares protest

The country is in the midst of a disastrous economic crisis marked by hyperinflation, recession and shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicines.

Humanitarian aid used as weapon in Maduro-Guaido conflict

Guaido has pressed the all-critical military to allow the mostly American humanitarian aid to reach the most vulnerable population.

US lifts UN freeze on N.Korea aid

UN estimates 10.5 million people, or 41% of the population are undernourished.

How a 15-year-old set out to change life for refugees

Al-Hasan Volunteer Network founder Hasan Al-Akraa is 19 now and dreams of becoming Syria's education minister one day.

Netanyahu pledges ‘lethal’ response to Gaza violence after blocking aid

Weeks of relative calm in the Gaza Strip ended when Israeli soldiers came under fire along the border with the enclave in 2 separate incidents.

China pledges nearly US$600 million in aid to Cambodia

China has already poured billions of dollars in development assistance and loans into Cambodia through Xi's Belt and Road initiative.

Handouts will not solve plight of fishermen, farmers, says Dr M

The prime minister says farmers and fishermen should increase production and not rely on free money.

Don’t leave us behind, disabled groups tell government

Activists say the previous government did more for them than the Pakatan Harapan administration, which has not consulted with them since winning the general election.

Vincent Tan, Lim Wee Chai bring cheer to Syrian refugees

The two corporate leaders, together with 25 volunteers from Malaysia, are visiting Turkey to offer aid to Syrian refugees.