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23 Oct 2006 description

Oslo=5F(dpa) =5F Norwegians donated 190 million kroner (28 million dollars) in a televised fundraiser to benefit the Norwegian section of Doctors Without Borders, tallies said Monday.

The Norwegian section of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) focused on "forgotten disasters" in its Sunday telethon.

Chairman Kristian Tonby told Norway's NTB news agency the funds would be used "where the needs are greatest."

10 Mar 2005 description

LONDON, March 10 (Reuters) - Devastating conflicts in Congo, Uganda and Sudan are the world's three biggest "forgotten emergencies,'' attracting little media interest despite massive suffering, a Reuters poll of experts showed on Thursday.