“Humanitarian” in the news

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humanitarian aid
humanitarian assistance
humanitarian law
international humanitarian
international humanitarian law

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The Guardian
· The Guardian view on Covid-19 and cults of strength: the weakest response  
The disastrous failure of Narendra Modi, the prime minister, to address the needs of millions of migrant workers when imposing lockdown created a humanitarian crisis and helped to facilitate the disease’s spread through the country.
Yonhap News
· (2nd LD) S. Korea to export US$500,000 worth of hereditary disease medicine to Iran this week  
SEOUL, May 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will this week send to Iran US$500,000 worth of medicine used to treat a hereditary disease, the foreign ministry said Thursday, in the first such humanitarian exports to the country since the United States tightened anti-Tehran sanctions last year.
The Age
· Australia's $4b aid program refocused to deal with COVID-19 recovery  
The humanitarian corridor – complex logistical system of flights, consular, health and quarantine support – has ensured the continued supply of essential medical and testing equipment, critical personnel and food supplies.
Financial Express
· Coronavirus pandemic may push 86 million more children into household poverty by 2020-end: Report  
“The economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic could push up to 86 million more children into household poverty by the end of 2020, an increase of 15 per cent,” said the study conducted jointly by the UNICEF and humanitarian organisation Save the Children.
Yonhap News
· Yonhap News Summary  
SEOUL -- South Korea will this week send to Iran US$500,000 worth of medicine used to treat a hereditary disease, the foreign ministry said Thursday, in the first such humanitarian exports to the country since the United States tightened anti-Tehran sanctions last year.
The Independent
· Menstrual Hygiene Day: Period poverty is getting worse during lockdown, charity warns  
According to a recent survey of 45 health professionals from 30 countries conducted by Plan International UK – a humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls – 73 per cent said women were facing restricted access to products through shortages or disrupted supply chains.
The Guardian
· Ai Weiwei creates 10,000 masks in aid of coronavirus charities  
Humanitarian groups to receive artist’s eBay income from masks bearing sunflower seeds – or a middle finger
The New York Times
· Ai Weiwei Designs Masks With a Message  
The artist continues his campaign for free speech and human rights with face coverings whose sales will benefit humanitarian organizations.
Yonhap News
· S. Korea to ship US$500,000 worth of hereditary disease medicine to Iran this week  
SEOUL, May 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will this week send to Iran US$500,000 worth of medicine used to treat a hereditary disease, the foreign ministry said Thursday, in the first such humanitarian shipment to the country since the United States tightened anti-Tehran sanctions last year.