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  • North Sinai: Egyptian Red Crescent and ICRC provide humanitarian assistance to 1000s of households
    News release | Cairo (ICRC / ERC) –The Egyptian Red Crescent Society (ERCS), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), distribute 469 tons of food aid, 14 tons of hygiene kits as well as floor mats ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-02-19
  • UNICEF highlights plight of three million Nigeriens caught up in violence and food insecurity
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, NigeriaThe sharp increase in insecurity, violence and military operations has also hampered humanitarian actors' access to populations affected by conflict.Greater attention and mobilization for children and their families needed – UNICEF ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-19
  • The ICRC in Azerbaijan in 2019
    Article | In 2019, the ICRC delivered humanitarian assistance to thousands of beneficiaries in communities affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-02-19
  • El mundo no está ofreciendo a los niños una vida saludable y un clima adecuado para su futuro
    Source: World Health Organization, UN Children's Fund Country: WorldNingún país está protegiendo adecuadamente la salud de los niños ni su medio ambiente y su futuro, según un informe publicado por la OMS, el UNICEF y The Lancet.A medida que las ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-19
  • Malaysia: Football tournament for detainees builds excitement and solidarity
    Photo gallery | In December 2019, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) helped Sungai Buloh Prison organise its annual football tournament, marking the ICRC's first time supporting the tournament. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-02-18
  • World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future
    Source: World Health Organization, UN Children's Fund Country: WorldNo single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released by the WHO, UNICEF and The Lancet.As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-18
  • Yes, the Australian bush is recovering from bushfires – but it may never be the same
    Australia's unprecedented wildfires leave bush that may never return to its former state, as intense fires occur in areas that historically do not burn. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-02-18
  • Number of Afghan children needing help to survive in 2020 jumps 40%
    Source: Save the Children Country: AfghanistanIn 2020, an additional 3.1 million people will need help, more than half of whom are children. That takes the total number of children who need some kind of support to 5.26 million.A quarter of ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-18
  • Opening people’s access to life-saving aid in CAR
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African RepublicHindered by insecurity and poor roads, the humanitarian community has been slowly trying to gain access to the affected people in the Central African Republic.For the past three ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-18
  • EU boosts assistance to drought-affected people in Lesotho
    Source: World Food Programme Country: LesothoWith maize production declining by 78% in 2019, the EU's €1.5 million contribution will allow the World Food Programme to expand drought aid to an additional 22,100 people.MASERU – The United Nations World Food Programme ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-02-18