CERF: Emergency Response Funds for Darfur
17 October, 2012
Women queue up to receive medical treatment at the Kassab camp in north Darfur. Some of the CERF allocation will go towards providing health services, including pre-natal and maternal care. Credit: UNAMID
A funding of $14 million to meet people’s basic needs in ongoing crisis.
The United Nations (UN)...
WHD: Providing Somali women with dignity
17 August, 2012
13 August 2012, Somalia: Mama Amina with children. Credit: OCHA
Hygiene kits meet basic needs of women displaced by war
Menstruation is not a word commonly associated with the humanitarian agenda, nor is it a subject many Somalis would be comfortable discussing in public. But Somali aid worker Amina Hagi...
WHD: On the frontline of humanitarian crises in South Sudan
17 August, 2012
Kennedy Monoja (right of photo), a South Sudanese Clinical Officer working with IOM, treating patients at Mina transit site in Upper Nile State, South Sudan. Credit: OCHA
Humanitarian staff in South Sudan share their stories.
Under the shade of a Nima tree
Under the heat of the midday sun and the shade...
Kenya: One year on, resilience takes centre stage
25 July, 2012
Women, children and donkeys on the arid plains at the feet of the Mogila mountains in Turkana, northern Kenya. Credit: IRIN/Gwenn Dubourthoumieu
A year after the declaration of drought in north-eastern Kenya, priorities are changing.
The UN Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) has approved US$6.1...
South Sudan: Humanitarian agencies respond to refugee crisis
23 July, 2012
Sudanese refugees wait for food distribution at a refugee site in Upper Nile state, South Sudan. Credit: WFP/Anna Gudmunds
Humanitarian agencies face a serious shortage of funds as they deal with huge numbers of Sudanese refugees
Sudanese refugees are entering South Sudan in large numbers as they flee...