On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty will "enter-into-force" and become international law on December 24, 2014.
Conflict, disasters and emergencies are frequent, but their devastating impact on ordinary people can often be avoided.