Humanitarian response

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Bereaved relatives write to Rishi Sunak on anniversary of Channel drowning
Prime minister urged to prevent future tragedies by relatives of 31 refugees who died one year ago

Diane Taylor

24, Nov, 2022 @9:42 AM

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International troops quit Mali as violence and Moscow’s influence grow
Germany latest to end peacekeeping mission as operations prove unable to stop Islamic extremist insurgency

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

17, Nov, 2022 @2:35 PM

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‘Overlapping shocks’ are undoing efforts to end hunger in Africa, UN warns
Urgent aid response needed as climate crisis, Covid, local conflicts and soaring fuel prices push millions more into hunger

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

11, Oct, 2022 @10:03 AM

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Failure to extend Yemen ceasefire leaves millions at risk, say charities
International organisations cite 60% fall in civilian casualties over six months, but critics say benefits of truce have been exaggerated

Kaamil Ahmed

04, Oct, 2022 @10:22 AM

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Australian children rescued from Syrian camps need tailored support to reintegrate into society, expert says
Shane Healey urges government to establish holistic and ‘individualised’ process for kids who spent formative years in violent conditions

Ben Doherty

02, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Drought likely to push parts of Somalia into famine by end of year, warns UN
World is ‘in last minute of the 11th hour to save lives’, says aid chief, amid fears that crisis is worse than 2010 famine, when 250,000 died

Lizzy Davies

05, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Urgent aid appeal launched as satellite images show a third of Pakistan underwater
Humanitarian workers expect conditions to worsen as monsoon rains continue and say millions face a terrible winter

Lizzy Davies

01, Sep, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Health officials warn of major outbreaks of disease after severe floods in Pakistan
Diarrhoea and malaria cases spread, with risk of dysentery and cholera, as millions of displaced people forced to drink flood water

Kaamil Ahmed and Zofeen T Ebrahim in Karachi

31, Aug, 2022 @4:57 PM

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‘Just a pile of mud’: Pakistani floods force family to rebuild home again
As well as losing livestock and crops, villagers must rebuild homes for a second time after floods destroyed them in 2010

Zofeen T Ebrahim in Karachi

31, Aug, 2022 @1:37 PM

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At least 24 people dead as flash flooding hits eastern Uganda
More than 5,600 displaced and 400,000 left without clean water after heavy rain causes two rivers to burst banks

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

03, Aug, 2022 @10:54 AM

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‘It shouldn’t be happening again’: M23 rebels return to wreak havoc in DRC
Ten years ago, M23 rebels forced thousands from their homes in North Kivu until they were defeated. But now they are back

Mélanie Gouby in Goma

18, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Teenager saves baby from shipwreck during Mediterranean crossing
‘I am a good swimmer and I went to help people,’ says 17-year-old from Togo, who was among survivors rescued

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Jul, 2022 @2:10 PM

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