call for aid

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Summary: The World Food Programme (WFP) has lauded the UAE's prompt response to the Syrian refugees' call for aid, following the shattering events that Syrians have been put through, thus making them refugees in huge numbers seeking asylum in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey.
When asked in what situation using an App to call for aid would be preferred over calling 911 directly, Rampal said, "If the situation is such that making a call can be seen to inflame the situation, a hidden SOS cry can more effectively send help on the way.
An appeal in March called for over $80 million and a July call for aid sought more than $190 million.
Hamas has said the United Nations call for aid groups to send supplies to the Gaza strip over-land rather than by sea amounts to "collaboration with the Israeli occupier".
Answering a call for aid for the people of Osh, Kyrgyzstan, the Transit Center at Manas is working with the Ministry of the Protection of Youth and the U.
Eilidh Whiteford, campaigns manager for Oxfam in Scotland, said: "I am asking people on Mother's Day to get behind Oxfam's call for aid to support essential public services.
But in a collection of independent essays published today by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, aid agencies' response to the disaster was described as chaotic and comes as a wake-up call for aid agencies in how they manage disaster relief.
This has been dramatically demonstrated in the staggering response to the call for aid from countries all over the world.
This urgent call for aid has come from supporters of a vital community centre in the heart of a deprived housing estate in Barry.
The call for aid will coincide with the row over privatisation which is expected to dominate conference.
In Canada, Bern Jagunos of the Primate's Fund, said Anglican parishes and dioceses are responding to a call for aid, and contributions are being received.
Nearly 40 percent of the drivers used their phones to call for aid after the collision, he added.