Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.
It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.
In all my 16 years as a humanitarian aid worker, I have never seen anything like the violence that besieged Juba, South Sudan, last month. It started on a Thursday night with small-arms gunfire that I thought would end quickly.
A statement from over 35 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organizations on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish "humanitarian corridors" out of Aleppo
Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies
Syria Crisis: Nearly 400,000 civilians cut off from aid in Aleppo and Manbij since Syria support group pledged to secure access
AMMAN (July 26,2016) — More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an estimated 60,000 in the Manbij area, Syria, have been cut off from aid in the last three weeks, marking a shameful deterioration since the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) promised to open full access to
“When fighting breaks out, it is the pregnant women and children who suffer the most.” This is what Angelina tells me, a mother who had come for a prenatal visit to one of our CARE health facilities. She continues: “We pray to God to have peace.
JUBA, South Sudan—(July 10, 2016)-- As South Sudan marked five years of independence, the peace process seemingly collapsed with outbreak of violence in the capital city of Juba that quickly spread to areas surrounding the city.