international relief organization


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international relief organization

An often non-governmental organisation dedicated to providing humanitarian/nonmilitary relief.

Factors hindering relief in civil conflict
(1) Political.
(2) Medical, including the provision of health care.
(3) Logistic—e.g., transport of medicines, supplies, food, and water.

Examples
CARE (Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere), Amnesty International, CONCERN, Médecins Sans Frontières, Save the Children Fund-UK, etc.
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The UNICEF executive board is scheduled this week to decide the fate of the international relief organization's location.
(2) For example, if a corporation makes a contribution to a U.S.-based international relief organization to alleviate the suffering of the Kurdish refugees in Iraq or of survivors of the Bangladesh floods, the recipients of the assistance will most often not even be aware of their benefactor, but rather will identify the contribution with the organization distributing the assistance.
"We set up a refuge center but we called it a welcome center instead of a camp," said Abdel-Karim al-Moussa, who spoke on behalf of the Saudi International Relief Organization, adding that the organization was planning to open more of these centers.
MUZAFFARGARH, February 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Islamic International Relief Organization (IIRO) has distributed 10 truckloads of relief goods among 5000 flood affected families during last two days in Muzaffargarh, DG Khan and Layyah districts.
Ministry of Youths and Sports and International Relief Organization signed on Tuesday a project of youth empowerment which aims at building centers for youths in Dhamar, al-Mahweet and Taiz provinces at sum of $ 200,000.<p>The agreement of the one-year project was signed by the first deputy minister of sports and youths Muamar al-Eryani and director of the project at the organization.
The international relief organization is delivering crucial aid via helicopter to remote Puerto Rican villages that have been isolated by mudslides and debris.
Delegates of the international relief organization pay regular visits to these prisoners to follow up on their health conditions.
The project will have backing of United Nations Development Plan and many others international relief organization.
Amman, 22 Safar,1438 AH, 22 November,2016 , SPA -- A medical delegation of International Relief Organization has visited Saudi Specialized Clinics in Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to be briefed about the most prominent medical efforts being provided at the clinics and exchange experiences between the two sides.
Talking as a chief guest at the Islamic International Relief Organization (IIRO) (Iftar project) distribution ceremony for poor families here.He said that Saudi Arabia always stood shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan in every critical situation.
Jeddah, Safar 13, 1437, November 25, 2015, SPA -- The Islamic International Relief Organization, an affiliate of Makkah-based Muslim World League (MWL), has spent SR16,387,689 on digging 2598 surface and artesian wells, benefiting 359106 needy persons in remote areas in 13 member countries in Asia and Africa, it was reported here today.
He stressed that this goal was achieved and "we are now moving on to the goal of the current phase which is continuing the protection of civilians in Yemen from the control of the Houthi militias and countering any aggressive moves from them in addition to working to enhance the flow of humanitarian aid and facilitate the work of international relief organizations. So, if the Houthis or their allies carry out any aggressive moves, there will be a response to that."

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