Posts Tagged ‘suffering’

£15m British boost for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Comments Off | 02-25-2015

There are now more than one million people in Ukraine who have been forced from their homes and five million living in conflict-affected areas. The capacity of host communities to provide shelter is exhausted and humanitarian access to those in need remains challenging.
The UK’s announcement comes as the UN and the Government of Ukraine prepare

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£32 million of compensation available for victims of asbestos related cancer

Comments Off | 12-1-2014

The new compensation scheme for diffuse mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, has paid out over £15 million in its first 7 months. But the Department for Work and Pensions says there are hundreds more victims who may be eligible for compensation and is calling for them to come forward, estimating that £32

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