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Aid pledged for flood-battered Myanmar as death toll rises to 69

International aid efforts accelerated in flood-hit Myanmar on Wednesday as the death toll from the deluges rose to 69 and authorities evacuated people from new downstream areas threatened by run-off water.

Nepal quake victims still stranded, PM says toll could be 10,000

People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,600 people.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to 4310, survivors express frustration at slow response to crisis

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to 4310, survivors express frustration at slow response to crisis

Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday, as some of the tens of thousands of people stricken by the weekend`s devastating earthquake expressed frustration at what they said was their government`s slow response to the crisis.

Accept international aid for flood hit J&K: Farooq to Centre

Ruling National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday asked the Centre to accept international aid for reconstruction of flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

Ukraine may need more aid: IMF chief Lagarde

The first installment of the aid, worth $3.19 billion, was disbursed in early May.

China welcomes aid for quake-hit province

China on Monday said it welcomes and appreciates the international community`s willingness to aid quake relief work in China`s northwest Qinghai Province.