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AFP

Sri Lanka appeals for up to $2 billion in foreign flood aid

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said 35,000 homes were damaged in last week's floods triggered by the heaviest rain for early 25 years, with the capital Colombo the hardest hit.

ICRC

Universal access to health care is a must, says ICRC

While access to medical care is a growing issue, so is the safety of healthcare workers, facilities and transport services, which are increasingly affected by attacks.

IFRC

100 days on from TC Winston – Red Cross calls for more support as thousands struggle to recover

The category 5 cyclone, the worst in Fiji’s history, affected 350,000 people - almost half Fiji’s population - and destroyed or damaged more than 30,000 homes.

World Humanitarian Summit

World leaders pledge to improve aid delivery, move forward with Agenda for Humanity

Leaders today concluded the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul endorsing five responsibilities to improve aid delivery, support refugees, uphold international law, increase financing and prevent the crises generating the largest migration flows in 70 years.

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