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...
Somalia: One year after famine was declared
20 July, 2012
3.8 million people still need humanitarian aid. Credit: OCHA
Despite progress, 3.8 million people still need humanitarian assistance, warns OCHA.
Despite the progress made since famine was declared in parts of Somalia last July, 3.8 million people still need humanitarian aid, Humanitarian Coordinator...
Abyei: Scaling up aid as displaced people return
3 July, 2012
Alorbeny Ajak and a neighbour stand in front of her newly rebuilt home in Abyei. Credit: OCHA/Michelle Delaney
Aid organizations estimate that up to 30,000 people could return to Abyei, close to the Sudan-South Sudan border, as security improves.
As the security situation in the disputed region of Abyei...