Interview: “If each of us accepts this kind of suffering, it’s a shame on humanity”
16 October, 2013
July 2013, South Kordofan, Sudan: Children playing at a centre supported by the UN and its partners. The humanitarian community are planning to begin a polio vaccination campaign in South Kordofan in the coming weeks. Credit: OCHA/Matija Kovac
The Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan discusses...
DRC: New aid approach brings choice and dignity
10 October, 2013
September 2013. Katanga, DRC: Safi Mutombo displays her page of coupons. They are worth about US$90. In 2012, the CHF-funded organizations organized 23 fairs, where displaced families received a collective $16.3 million in support. Credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes
Aid Fairs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are...
Abyei: An uncertain future
27 August, 2013
2013, Abyei: An estimated 100,000 people fled the town of Abyei when it was attacked by Sudanese Armed Forces in May 2011. Many of those who have since returned are squatting in looted and abandoned buildings. Credit: IRIN/Hannah McNeish
Continued uncertainty about the political status of Abyei – a...
Sudan: Hundreds of thousands affected by heavy rains and floods
26 August, 2013
August 2013, Khartoum, Sudan: A man stands on a bus in the Sharg al Nil Area of Khartoum. Flooding across Sudan may have affected as many as 530,000 people since the start of August. Credit: OCHA/Rodraksa
Flooding across Sudan may have affected as many as 530,000 people since the start of August....
World Humanitarian Day: A new global campaign to turn words into aid
18 August, 2013
16 August, Los Angeles: A World Humanitarian Day blimp in front of the iconic 'Hollywood' sign in Los Angeles. This year, the UN and its partners are asking people what they think the world needs more of. Credit: 2013 Hollywood Chamber of Commerce/Marshall Douglis
The UN and international humanitarian...