Myanmar: Leaders need to step up publicly and defuse the tension, urges John Ging
28 March, 2013
November 2012: As dusk falls on Thea Chaung camp on the outskirts of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Sokina Khatu prepares a meal for her four children outside their temporary home. Credit: UNOCHA/ Nicole Lawrence
Operations Director expresses alarm over continued inter-communal violence.
Operations Director John...
Philippines: Meeting people’s needs must not fall off the international agenda, urges John Ging
27 March, 2013
Nearly 200 participants take part in the Emergency food-for-work project in Compostela, helping to clear in debris and rehabilitate farmlands. Credit: WFP Philippines/M. Horie
Operations Director concludes visit to Mindanao calling for more support to help people recover from the deadliest storm of 2012...
Interview: Humanitarian Coordinator for the Philippines
22 March, 2013
January 2013, Mindanao, Philippines: People are trying to cope in the aftermath of the typhoon. Here, Nonoy Suoco sells scrap metal from tin roofing from damaged buildings in Davao to help make a living for his family. Credit: OCHA/Eva Modvig
Communities rebuild infrastructure and agriculture after Typhoon...
Humanitarian Issues: A new way to access information
21 March, 2013
The Humanitarian Kiosk (H.Kiosk) application provides a range of up-to-the-minute humanitarian related information from emergencies around the world.
Q and A on Humanitarian Kiosk app.
What is Humanitarian Kiosk?
One of the challenges faced by humanitarian workers is access to timely, relevant and...
Japan: An earthquake, a tsunami – and a handwritten newspaper
15 March, 2013
A rescue worker uses a two-way radio transceiver during heavy snowfall at a factory area devastated by an earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, northern Japan, 16 March 2011. Credit: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON, courtesy The Thomson REUTERS Foundation - ALERTNET
A new report from media NGO Internews analyses the...