The “American Rescue Plan” has already been backed by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer who said they will work fast to sign it "into law."
An investigation has exposed Abu Dhabi for enlisting charities as a cover for intelligence activities in the war-ravaged country.
Aid workers are warning Tigray region is on cusp of a crisis with a shortage of food, medication and body bags.
Four earlier attempts to reach consensus on the issue had failed as the council had been deadlocked, with most members pitted against Syrian allies Russia and China, which abstained in the council's fifth vote this week on the issue.
After Moscow and Beijing wielded vetoes for a second time this week, only three countries joined Russia in backing its proposal to cut the number of aid transit points from two to one.
Turkey has sent medical aid to several countries, including the US, during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ankara also provides the largest amount of humanitarian aid in the world, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
India's finance ministry announced a $22 billion economic stimulus package that will include delivering monthly grains and lentil rations to an astonishing 800 million people.
World Bank President David Malpass said there were still "many unknowns" about the fast-spreading virus and "much more" aid might be required, but he declined to elaborate.
The rebel group has made granting access to areas under their control contingent on a flurry of conditions that aid agencies reject, in part because it would give the Houthis greater sway over who receives aid, documents and interviews show.
International donors last month pledged $1.2 billion after the poor southern African country was battered by two powerful cyclones in March and April this year.
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