Disaster relief

WHO rolls out an early warning alert and response system across Mozambique

In a joint effort, the Mozambican Ministry of Health and WHO is rolling out an early...

Cambodia developing new climate-based disaster risk reduction strategy

Cambodia currently sits as one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the...

African Development Bank to lead US$100 million relief campaign following Cyclone Idai

On the 5th April, the African Development Bank announced their ‘multi-pronged’...

Over one thousand cholera cases reported following Cyclone Idai

The number of cholera cases continues to rise in Mozambique, following Cyclone Idai....

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There is much talk about meeting the SDGs by 2030 and with just 11 years away now,...

Cyclone Idai leaves over 1.5 million people in urgent need of humanitarian relief

Over the weekend, Cyclone Idai tore a path of destruction through Mozambique and Zimbabwe,...

Severe flooding in Syria displaces thousands of families

Flash flooding, caused by unusual heavy rainfall, has forced over 12,000 to abandon...

Co-ordination is crucial to tackle Somalian drought crisis

From 2016-2017, Somalia encountered four consecutive poor rainy seasons which resulted...

Mental health support should be a priority for Refugees

While major physical epidemics, such as viral diseases receive major recognition and...

European Union provides aid to 17,500 affected by cyclone Gaja

The European Union (EU) has allocated €105,000 to help victims affected by cyclone...

UN appeals for $738 million to support Venezuelan migrants

The United Nations announced earlier this week that it was seeking $738 million to...

Big data from space to be used for disaster prevention in Africa

On Monday, outer space and disaster response experts gathered at a United Nations...

Sulawesi inundated with rain just a month after fatal earthquake and tsunami

A month after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island,...

UN allocates $34.6 million to aid relief efforts in severe Afghanistan drought

The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency...

International Day for Disaster Reduction – 13 October 2018

The United Nations’ International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is annually...

Earthquake and deadly aftershock kill 12 in Haiti

At least 12 are dead and up to 188 are injured as the result of a magnitude 5.9 earthquake...

More support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in north-east Nigeria

After a two day visit to the region, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator...

Death toll rises to 1,407 in Indonesia after devastating sequence of natural disasters

The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s...

Six million in South Sudan face extreme hunger and malnutrition

According to a report published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...

Earthquake and subsequent tsunami leave hundreds dead in Indonesia

On Friday, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck north of Palu, Indonesia, leaving hundreds...

Flooding in Nigeria displaces thousands

Nearly half a million people are currently affected by flooding in Nigeria, with 141...

In the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut, Philippines hit with deadly landslides

Landslides caused by the severe rains of super Typhoon Mangkhut have killed dozens...

Tech firms and humanitarian organisations partner to create famine-predicting technology

The UN, World Bank, and other humanitarian organisations have partnered up with global...

Additional one million children at risk of famine in Yemen, report shows

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies that comes through Hodeidah port could cause...

World’s strongest storm this year makes landfall in Southeast Asia

Over the weekend, Typhoon Mangkhut made its way through the Philippines to mainland...

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Floods in Myanmar forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes

Government officials in Myanmar said on Monday that the monsoon flood killed at least...

Over 180,000 people need urgent humanitarian aid in southwestern Syria, says UN

According to Jens Laerke, spokesperson for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...

‘We are trapped’, say White Helmets in Syria

A senior member of the White Helmets in Syria called on the United Nations to increase...

Funding cuts threaten key aid supplies for Palestine

Despite significant fundraising activities, UNRWA, the United Nations agency responsible...

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