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.
Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by one million in first three months of 2015.
EU Foreign Ministers failed last night to extend the EU arms embarg
Transfer of weapons to Syria likely to spell further disaster for civilians caught in the crossfire, and fuel deadly arms race