Tag Archives: Humanitarian crisis

19 May 18

40 Ugandan women saved form human trafficking in Thailand

More than 40 Ugandan women were rescued by Thai authorities on Wednesday during operations against human trafficking in the Southeast Asian country.

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05 May 18

Kenya: Flood death toll continues to rise

More than 100 people have been killed in southern and central Kenya since April by heavy downpours and floods – and the death toll continues to rise.

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18 April 18

UN: DRC aid conference raises $582m from donors

The United Nations says donors pledged $528 million for humanitarian issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at a recent gathering in Geneva.

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02 February 18

South Kivu: the world’s next forgotten conflict?

Over the course of just three days last month, 6,000 Congolese took flight across Lake Tanganyika into Burundi. The refugees are fleeing intense fighting in South Kivu, where violence between government forces and rebel militias has left the Eastern province
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26 June 17

Ethiopia, Uganda praised for their refugee policies

Ethiopia and Uganda are being praised for their “open door” refugee policies in what the UN describes as “the largest humanitarian crisis” in its history.

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12 April 17

South Sudan: UN calls on government to protect civilians and aid workers following attacks

The United Nations is calling on South Sudan’s government to protect civilians and aid workers in the country following a series of attacks against both groups.

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01 March 17

Somalia declares drought a ‘national disaster’

Somalia’s president has declared a national disaster in the country as it continues to grapple with a prolonged drought.

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24 January 17

HRW: Burundi’s ruling party youth killing scores of people

A new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) says members of Burundi’s ruling party youth league is torturing and killing scores of people across the country.

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