Feb 28, 2013
Stricken with a deforming disease, forced to flee bullets and their homes, ostracised even in a camp for displaced people, leprosy patients receive the support they need.
Feb 27, 2013
27 February 2013 - Fleeing Syria to escape violence, thousands of Syrian Armenians have sought refuge in their ancestral home. A new voucher system enables them to buy essential items.
Feb 26, 2013
Newly uprooted Darfuris continue to arrive in camps after shooting and violence drove them from their homes in recent weeks.
Feb 20, 2013
See the human impact of nutrition, water, medical and other programmes in the faces of Darfur civilians living in camps for the internally displaced.
Feb 19, 2013
As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and its impact increasingly spills across national borders, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest UN estimates.
Feb 04, 2013
Tired of being victims to annual flood waters that inundate their houses, residents of several villages along the shore of the largest lake in the Philippines are organising to either stop the flooding or find viable alternatives for their families.
Feb 01, 2013
Just over a year ago, the mine clearance specialist Fred Pavey had his right hand blown off while attempting to neutralise a Chinese mine in Libya. Now he is returning to help finish the work he started.
Jan 30, 2013
With reports that a fresh wave of 21,000 Syrians had arrived in Jordan's Za’atari camp in the last week of January alone, the international community must pledge the funds needed to address this mounting crisis.
Jan 28, 2013
The conflict in Mali is creating a new wave of civilian displacement that is straining already scarce resources and deepening the humanitarian crisis in Mali and neighbouring countries.
Jan 21, 2013
Syrians continue to flee the incessant violence in their own country for safety across the border. Yet in neighbouring Lebanon, no formal refugee camps exist to assist them.
Jan 16, 2013
As Syria’s civil war drags on, those who have fled the violence for neighboring countries face an increasingly difficult time surviving as winter storms bring snow and freezing temperatures to much of the region.
Jan 16, 2013
Damascus used to be one of the safest cities in the Middle East. Now people do not dare to go out after sunset.
Jan 16, 2013
The benefits of working with back donors go beyond funding relief and development work.
Jan 12, 2013
While the effects of Haiti's devastating earthquake are still being felt, pockets of progress provide cause for optimism, according to this podcast.
Jan 03, 2013
The Philippines is prone to tropical storms and typhoons, typically experiencing about 20 typhoons per year. Bopha, however, was exceptionally strong.