Posted on 06/08/2012 - 10:22


Kaligan with some of her children outside their home in Damablak, Maguindanao. Credit: OCHA

Thousands of people remain affected by a protracted crisis in disaster-prone Mindanao.

Kaligan lives with her husband and eight children in Maguindanao on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Maguindanao, which literally means ‘people of the flood plains,’ is prone...



Posted on 06/08/2012 - 10:05
Kaligan with some of her children outside their home in Damablak, Maguindanao. Credit: OCHA Thousands of people remain affected by a protracted crisis in disaster-prone Mindanao.

Kaligan lives with her husband and eight children in Maguindanao on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Maguindanao, which literally means ‘people of the flood plains,’ is prone to...



Posted on 05/29/2012 - 11:59


Dimitri Okoulokami folds the shirt of his nephew who died of cholera, Isle M'bamou, Republic of the Congo. Credit: CERF/Guy Hubbard

Annual Report highlights Central Emergency Response Fund’s work to support urgent, life-saving projects.

The diarrhoea and vomiting started before dawn. By 8 am, 12 year old Steward Okoulokami was weak and losing weight. His panicked father...



Posted on 05/29/2012 - 11:49
Dimitri Okoulokami folds the shirt of his nephew who died of cholera, Isle M'bamou, Republic of the Congo. Credit: CERF/Guy Hubbard Annual Report highlights Central Emergency Response Fund’s work to support urgent, life-saving projects.

The diarrhoea and vomiting started before dawn. By 8 am, 12 year old Steward Okoulokami was weak and losing weight. His panicked father, Dimitri, packed...



Posted on 05/25/2012 - 09:33


14 May 2012: South Sudanese refugees return to Juba. Credit: UNHCR

Humanitarian workers in Sudan have helped thousands of South Sudanese refugees stranded in Kosti to return home.

More than 4,500 of the 12,000 South Sudanese who were stranded at the Sudanese river port of Kosti have completed their journey home. This comes just over a week into the airlift operation to...