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February 17, 1989
The International Committee of the Red Cross has suspended an airlift of relief supplies to southern Sudan during negotiations with anti-government rebels, a spokesman said in Geneva. Relief flights were stopped Tuesday after the Sudan People's Liberation Army demanded changes in the Red Cross' notification procedure for its flights to a number of cities, spokesman Juerg Bischoff said.
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February 17, 1989
The International Committee of the Red Cross has suspended an airlift of relief supplies to southern Sudan during negotiations with anti-government rebels, a spokesman said in Geneva. Relief flights were stopped Tuesday after the Sudan People's Liberation Army demanded changes in the Red Cross' notification procedure for its flights to a number of cities, spokesman Juerg Bischoff said.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humanitarian relief in Sudan. The site, which grew in popularity thanks to emerging bands and their fans, has in recent months taken a more active role in social causes, such as environmental awareness and voter registration.
NEWS
March 16, 1991 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Millions of people in six African nations--Sudan, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Liberia, Angola and Somalia--face death from starvation because of drought and conflict, and available relief supplies are strained to the limit, U.S. officials said Friday. The most critical situation is in Sudan, where an estimated 9 million are at risk and the government initially delayed the start of a new relief program, said Michael Harvey of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance.
WORLD
August 23, 2004 | Robyn Dixon, Times Staff Writer
Sudan's foreign minister said Sunday that his government had cooperated fully with international demands to improve the situation in Darfur, just days before U.N. officials planned to examine whether the country had made adequate progress in disarming marauding Arab militias. The minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail, also dismissed U.N. reports that 30,000 refugees wanted to flee the western region of Darfur into Chad because of poor security. With reports circulating that most U.N.
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January 16, 2005 | Terry George, Terry George is the director, producer and co-writer of the movie "Hotel Rwanda." He and his partners have worked with the U.N. to establish the International Fund for Rwanda. For more information visit hotelrwanda.com.
Three weeks have passed since a powerful tsunami destroyed much of the coastline of southern Asia and washed over more than 150,000 souls. For several days after the disaster, I watched in horror as amateur video brought us right inside those swirling waves and listened as terrified vacationers told us stories of escape. It made for riveting and heartbreaking television. The news channels ratings shot up.
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