Humanitarian response

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Isolated Afghanistan may face struggle for aid after earthquake
Analysis: humanitarian appeals for Taliban-ruled country have had poor responses and there are sanctions complications

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Jun, 2022 @4:45 PM

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‘We just pray for rain’: Niger is in the eye of the climate crisis – and children are starving
Aguié’s clinic is full of malnourished children, with more dying in villages, as the global food crisis worsens years of drought

Fred Harter in Aguié

20, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Closing Syria aid route would be ‘catastrophe’, UN warned
Russia expected to use security council veto to block resolution to keep open Bab al-Hawa border crossing into Idlib from Turkey

Patrick Wintour, diplomatic editor

17, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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David Lammy visits Afghanistan to highlight humanitarian crisis
Shadow foreign secretary says UK government ignoring catastrophe as millions of Afghans go hungry

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘You hear bullets, you run’: Congolese refugees stream over Uganda’s border
As thousands flee the latest fighting in DRC to join 1.5m already in Uganda, the UN’s food aid agency is stretched as never before

Patience Akumu

27, May, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘It’s a never-ending nightmare’: crew of refugee rescue ship facing jail
Thousands of lives were saved by activists who have now been
put on trial in Sicily on trafficking charges

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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G7 to discuss action to break Russian blockade of Ukraine grain exports
Meetings in Germany will look at alternative routes to ports as ‘44 million people march towards starvation’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

12, May, 2022 @1:39 PM

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Tigray has been the scene of ‘ethnic cleansing’, say human rights groups
Human Rights Watch-Amnesty report accuses Ethiopian paramilitaries of war crimes and crimes against humanity

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Apr, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Robert Ashe obituary
Other lives: Humanitarian aid worker who helped people flee from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia

John Ashe

03, Apr, 2022 @5:06 PM

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First food aid for 100 days enters Tigray under ‘humanitarian truce’
Besieged region has an estimated 2 million people suffering from an extreme lack of food

Lizzy Davies

01, Apr, 2022 @2:45 PM

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UN donor conference falls billions short of $4.4bn target to help Afghanistan
Conference raises only $2.44bn as Russian foreign minister says west is responsible for country’s humanitarian crisis

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, Mar, 2022 @7:09 PM

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‘Trying to survive’: millions in Tigray face hunger as they wait in vain for aid
With aid unable to reach the war-torn Ethiopian region for months, hundreds of thousands are in ‘famine-like conditions’

Reporter in Addis Ababa

23, Mar, 2022 @7:15 AM

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