Yemen: Children tormented by landmines and unexploded...
30 July, 2013
Thirteen-year-old Nakhlah Ramadhan was tending sheep with her younger sister Fatima on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, when she stepped on a landmine. She was killed instantly; Fatima was seriously injured.
In neighbouring Bani Al-Harith District, Safa’a Luqman and her... Read More >>
Pakistan: Making aid more accessible
29 July, 2013
In March 2012, 20-year-old Muhammad Ismail’s life was turned upside down. Fighting between the army and a militant group forced Ismail and his family to flee their home in Khyber Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in north-west Pakistan.
Just after leaving his... Read More >>
Lebanon: Medical facilities stretched to the limit
23 July, 2013
The waiting room of the Nahada primary health-care clinic in northern Lebanon’s Tripoli region is packed with patients, mostly from Syria. The NGO International Medical Corps (IMC) began supporting the clinic in May to help the increasing number of refugees in the region. But since then... Read More >>
ECOSOC: UN releases revised global humanitarian appeal
17 July, 2013
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Interview: “We need support… perhaps for the next five...
16 July, 2013
More than 600,000 Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon since the start of the Syria crisis in 2011. By the end of the year, Syrian refugees could make up an estimated 20 per cent of Lebanon’s entire population, says Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins.
Mr. Watkins, who oversees... Read More >>