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    US redirects $42.4mn funds to Myanmar civil society

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:08pm on February 12, 2021

    The US Agency for International Development USAID has redirected $42.4 million of assistance to support and strengthen civil society in Myanmar instead of supporting the...

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    GIZ supports vulnerable Bangladeshis affected by COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:25pm on January 04, 2021

    More than 7,500 vulnerable households are receiving unconditional Multiple Purpose Cash Grants via mobile cash transfer in the cities of Khulna, Rajshahi, Satkhira, and Sirajganj...

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    France offers fishermen aid after Brexit trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:01am on December 25, 2020

    The French government on Thursday announced measures to support fishermen and fishmongers, including up to 30,000 euros in individual aid, after the European Union and...

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    UN sees emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:58pm on December 01, 2020

    The UN said Tuesday that $35 billion would be needed for aid in 2021, as the pandemic leaves tens of millions more people in crisis,...

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    Half its Yemen aid programmes hit by lack of funds: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Sanaa | Updated at 10:37pm on August 19, 2020

    The United Nations said Wednesday it has been forced to close or severely cut back half of its major programmes in Yemen to tackle the...

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    Webinar emphasises ensuring aid for people with disabilities

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:11am on July 22, 2020

    Speakers in a webinar called for ensuring aid for all the peoples with disabilities living across the country, including remote places like coastal areas and...

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    IMF okays $732m emergency loan for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25am on May 30, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund will give $732 million in emergency assistance to Bangladesh to help finance the health, social protection and macroeconomic stabilisation measures, meet...

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    Funding for Yemen may be slashed: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:16pm on May 22, 2020

    A range of aid programmes in war-ravaged Yemen, including ones responding to coronavirus, could be cut in the coming weeks because of funding shortages, the...

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    Tennis Fed gives aid to players

    | Updated at 10:24pm on May 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Tennis Federation on Tuesday provided financial support to 41 vulnerable players, who are in need during coronavirus pandemic. Players, who could be present at...

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    PRAN-RFL gives aid to 11000 families

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:37am on May 19, 2020

    PRAN-RFL Group, is distributing food items to more than 11 thousand poor families across the country. The organisation has started food distribution in the third...