After more than a month of heavy fighting in Yemen, a group of 22 major aid agencies in Yemen have warned today their life-saving assistance risk coming to an abrupt end within a week unless land, sea and air routes are opened immediately for the importation of fuel.
Gambo and Hadja both fled Northern Nigeria with their children to seek shelter and peace in Niger. Their lives are put on hold.
More than 80 percent of refugees from Nigeria have found shelter in host families in Niger, most of them poor and chronically hungry themselves. This is an account of humbling hospitality and one woman’s strength.
Fana is 17 years old. But the horrors she has lived through in Nigeria are enough for a lifetime.
Ibrahim and his wife Fatima fled their home in Idlib, Syria to Jordan and have been living in Azraq camp for only 15 days. While this is their first time in a refugee camp; life in Jordan is not completely new to Ibrahim.
Somali refugee Adey Ali Dahir receives 2015 Voices of Courage award for more than 20 years of work protecting the safety of women and girls in Kenya’s Dagahaley refugee camp.
Due to rising insecurity and violence in Northern Nigeria, over 100,000 people have fled to neighboring Niger. The region of Diffa is already suffering from chronic food insecurity with over half of the population in need of support.
It’s a brutal winter in the Middle East, which means added suffering for the millions of Syrian refugees already struggling to survive.
The region was pounded with a harsh winter storm that many refugees were unable to prepare for, and several children in refugee camps in Lebanon died.