Disaster relief

85% of people affected by Fuego’s eruption have lost their livelihood

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has revealed that 85% of people...

How could a Global Disaster Database transform disaster resilience?

A new Global Disaster Database is hoping to use data from satellite imagery, geographic...

IHF allocates $34 million to support work of aid agencies in Iraq

The Iraq Humanitarian Fund (IHF) has allocated $34 million to support the humanitarian...

UN and NGOs boost support to Central America amid migrant crisis

International organisations are increasing their support to the migration crisis in...

Press Release: Florida Man Solo Canoes the Mississippi River to raise $255,200 for ShelterBox

Sarasota, Fla., July 12, 2018 –To provide emergency shelter and supplies to...

1.7 Nigerians have been displaced and the situation is worsening

About 1.7 million people have been displaced due to the deteriorating humanitarian...

Less than 15% of children seeking asylum on the Greek Islands received an education in 2017

A report by Human Rights Watch reveals that asylum-seeking children in Greece are...

Humanitarian situation worsens in Ethiopia

More than 800,000 internally displaced people face extreme weather in Ethiopia. ...

Sustained support for Haiti and Panama is needed, UN relief chief said

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief...

Rohingya refugees are protected by new identity cards in Bangladesh

According to the United Nations refugee agency, Rohingya refugees who received shelter...

Women’s leadership is critical to the future of Niger

After meeting with the Nigerien president, Mahamadou Issoufu, on Saturday, Amina Mohammed,...

75% of South Sudanese children have known nothing but war - UNICEF

After South Sudan gained independence in 2011, becoming the world’s youngest...

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