Tag: Humanitarian crises

Flu season shows signs of leveling off

NEW YORK — This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. ...
Puerto Rico to reduce power generation amid cash shortfall

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as a federal...
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Health officials in Connecticut say the state has seen 77 flu-related deaths this season, the highest number in five years. ...
As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Four years ago, Israel inflicted heavy damage on Gaza's infrastructure during a bruising 50-day war with Hamas militants. Now,...
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WASHINGTON — Four mobile cranes dispatched to Yemen have started unloading deliveries of humanitarian aid and commercial goods in Hodeidah, the United States said...
Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

NEW YORK — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic...
Turkey resumes airstrikes on Syrian Kurdish enclave

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey resumed airstrikes in Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin after a brief lull, killing and wounding several people, the military and...
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JERUSALEM — A Qatari envoy on Thursday called on the international community to send aid to the people of the Gaza Strip, saying the...
Colombia tightens border control as Venezuela migrants surge

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia will tighten control of over its porous border with Venezuela as thousands of migrants fleeing a rapidly deteriorating political and...
The Latest: UN official calls for 30-day Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): ...

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