Tagged: aid effectiveness
The Security Council has today reaffirmed its readiness and willingness to respond to situations where civilians are being targeted or humanitarian assistance is being obstructed.
Millions of people forced to flee the fighting in Pakistan’s Swat Valley struggled to receive vital aid because the international community provided too little help, too late, according to a report released today by international aid agency Oxfam.
The World Bank’s new assessment on the scale of finance needed to help developing countries adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change – $75-100bn per year on average from 2010-2050 – is a vital and timely contribution to the current climate negotiations under way in Bangkok.
Too few ordinary Afghans are benefiting from international aid efforts in their country, with a third of the population at risk of hunger.
Primary education for all is within reach in Ghana but help from rich countries is needed.
International aid has allowed the government of Nepal to ensure that universal and free health services are available.