Humanitarian Crisis

A humanitarian crisis (or "humanitarian disaster") is an event or series of events which represents a critical threat to the health, safety, security or wellbeing of a community or other large group of people, usually over a wide area. Armed conflicts, epidemics, famine, natural disasters and other major emergencies may all involve or lead to a humanitarian crisis.

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Effects Of The Gaza War - Gaza Humanitarian Crisis
... The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs states that the Gaza strip humanitarian crisis is significant and should not be understated ... stated in 2009 that the situation in the Gaza Strip was a "human dignity crisis," entailing "a massive destruction of livelihoods and a significant deterioration of ... situation was "intolerable" and a "full blown humanitarian crisis." On January 3, prior to the IDF ground operation, Israel's foreign minister Tzipi Livni stated that Israel had taken care to ...
2008 Breach Of The Gaza–Egypt Border - Humanitarian Crisis
... Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed the need for humanitarian relief in the Palestinian territories ... for 1.4 million Palestinians was provoking a humanitarian crisis ... Following widespread international concern about an impending humanitarian crisis, and a warning from the United Nations that World Food Programme aid to about 860,000 Gazans could be ...
Effects Of The Gaza War - Gaza Humanitarian Crisis - Crossings and Aid
... Further information Humanitarian aid during the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict There has been an extreme shortage of trucks entering the Gaza strip since the beginning of ... Humanitarian access remains unreliable and needs to be granted everyday without restriction ... John Holmes, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator has stated in his statement to the Security Council that after the end of the Israeli operation ...
SFZero - Gameplay - Groups
... Humanitarian Crisis - The Humanitarian Crisis Group believes that the residents of San Francisco are victims of a humanitarian crisis ... They are also expected to hunt down the perpetrators of the crisis and bring them to the Hague where they will be tried and put to justice by an unbiased international criminal tribunal for crimes against humanity ...
Humanitarian Crisis - Examples
... Recent humanitarian crises include the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake(Asian tsunami), the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, Rwanda genocide, Sri Lankan civil war, Israeli-Palestinia ...

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