More than one million people are at risk of militia, rebel and army attacks, with little or no protection from the government or UN peacekeepers.
As the third anniversary of the January 2010 earthquake, which brought so much destruction to Haiti, approaches,
We have been working with Hijra as partners since 2007 to provide livelihood support to people in Mogadishu. This work to help the people of Somalia continues. Mulki, a former national women's basketball player has been a beneficiary.
Leading NGOs call on EU leaders to protect EU development aid against short-sighted cuts ahead of this week’s special EU Budget summit.
International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive year of flooding in Pakistan and many of those affected had not fully recovered from last years’ mega-floods.
After one year of conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile state, 109,000 refugees have fled across the border to four camps in Maban county, South Sudan, which all face the threat of recurrent flooding due t
Thousands of people living in camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided the worst of tropical storm Isaac.
Oxfam will be flying out eight tons of water purification aid to Sierra Leone as it boosts its response to the cholera outbreak which is spreading across the country.
Some 10 million people – 44 percent of the population of Yemen – do not have enough food to eat. Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports on the worsening humanitarian situation there.
One year after the declaration of famine in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population are still surviving on humanitarian aid and over a million people could fall back into food crisis in the next two months.