Tag Archives: Humanitarian aid

20 June 19

Somalia: US reopens permanent USAID mission

The United States is reopening its permanent US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, more than 28 years after it closed in 1991

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10 June 19

UN: Drought threatens 2 million lives in Somalia

More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.

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14 August 18

South Sudan most dangerous country for aid workers, report says

South Sudan has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers for the third year running in the latest report from Humanitarian Outcomes.

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21 February 18

Burundi: Third of country needs humanitarian aid, says UN

A third of Burundi’s population will need humanitarian assistance in 2018, the UN said on Tuesday.

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18 February 18

Half of South Sudan’s population in need of food aid

Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.

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11 February 18

Uganda aid officials suspended over fraud claims

Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.

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02 April 17

South Sudan suspends $10,000 visa plans for aid workers

South Sudan is suspending plans to charge foreign workers up to $10,000 in visa fees, following widespread criticism from aid workers.

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25 February 17

South Sudan accused of blocking aid to famine victims

The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer, says the country’s government is still blocking aid to famine victims, despite promising “unimpeded access” on Tuesday.

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