Ethiopia: Funding, resources and access needed to help drought-affected Ethiopian communities
10 July, 2011
At the Save the Children-supported Mobile Health and Nutrition Emergency Programme screening in Bisle kebele, Shinile zone, ERC Amos met pastoralist communities who have not seen rain in 18 months. Malnutrition is increasing. Credit/ Courtesy of Jiro Ose (c)
ERC Valerie Amos travelled to Ethiopia’s...
South Kordofan: Humanitarian assistance continues despite extremely limited access
8 July, 2011
Kadugli residents gathered outside UNMIS compound to seek shelter after fighting broke out in the town during the first week of June. Credit: UNMIS/Paul Banks.
The security situation in South Kordofan remains tense, but humanitarian partners are helping people in need despite extremely limited access....
Sudan: Beyond the euphoria of Southern independence (IRIN)
8 July, 2011
Women carry a flag in southern Sudan. Credit: IRIN/Jose Miguel Calatayud
South Sudan will become the world’s newest nation on 9 July. After the initial euphoria, it's clear that the people of this new country will face many challenges.
South Sudan becomes the world's newest nation on 9 July, the final...
South Kordofan, Sudan: Humanitarian assistance remains extremely limited
28 June, 2011
Residents of Kadugli gathered outside UNMIS compound after fleeing fighting that erupted in the town during the first week of June. Photos: UNMIS/Paul Banks
Humanitarian access to displaced people in South Kordofan state remains difficult.
From 22-24 June, sporadic air strikes and artillery shelling by...
Sudan: Humanitarian access remains difficult despite improved security
23 June, 2011
Area residents gathered outside UNMIS Kadugli compound after fleeing fighting that erupted in the town during the first week of June. Photos: UNMIS/Paul Banks
Although thousands return to Kadugli, humanitarian workers are still unable to access people in need freely.
In South Kordofan, the security...