Syria: Pledges prove that the people devastated by conflict...
15 January, 2014
International donors today pledged more than $2.4 billion to support humanitarian efforts that are urgently needed to help millions of people affected by the Syria crisis. The funding will help UN agencies and humanitarian partners provide life-saving aid to people affected in Syria as well as... Read More >>
Syria: Five things you need to know about the Kuwait...
13 January, 2014
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Global: “We enter 2014 with multiple, severe humanitarian...
2 January, 2014
UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos has warned that tens of millions of people have started the new year in need of urgent humanitarian support and that the capacity and resources of the international humanitarian system are stretched “to the limit”.
“We enter 2014 with... Read More >>
Syria: Palestinians from Syria flood Lebanon camps
23 December, 2013
When Hasna and her family fled Syria to the El Buss camp in southern Lebanon last winter, the experience was bitterly familiar: Hasna had fled Palestine during the 1948 War, at age 10, moving with her family to the Yarmuk camp in Syria.
After the disruption of this first displacement, Hasna... Read More >>
Yemen: Remittances to fall as workers return from Saudi...
17 December, 2013
Mohamed Sheikh, 19, worked in a laundry in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for four years before returning to Yemen in early November. He is one of 400 people who have recently returned to the village of Hababah, Amran Governorate, in north-eastern Yemen.
“I was sending back about US$7,200... Read More >>