A prize-winning author, a football official and humanitarian workers perish in the crash.
A US military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid lands in Cucuta.
The UN steps up its battle against starvation in Yemen with a UJS$32 million aid.
Over 16,000 illegal migrants are deported from Libya to their countries, says IOM.
The death toll in a cholera outbreak hitting at least three out of six of Nigeria northeastern states has risen to 175.
Since the Sulawesi quake and tsunami, Asean member states have agreed to increase financial contributions to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations (HADR).
Yesterday was the 95th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey and Ayda Unlu reminds that the country has been a leading actor in humanitarian diplomacy through its official development and humanitarian aid.
Food is the best strategic choice to help survivors of humanitarian disasters before any kind of aid. It’s real and it’s needed, and building a house can wait, writes Febriana Firdaus while profiling two women who set up public kitchens to help the devastated and hungry survivors of the recent Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami.
South Korea grants temporary stay permits to 339 Yemeni refugees.
As the death toll continues to rise from the earthquake that struck Indonesia, Prime Minister Hun Sen has sent his condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo and families of victims while also providing $200,000 in humanitarian aid.
UNOCHA says 191,000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Sulawesi.
In the face of unresolved humanitarian disasters and continuing international outrage, Asean needs to consider seriously how it can help Myanmar on the Rohingya issue.
Italy denies safe harbour to 141 people rescued off the coast of Libya.
Led by Peru, more than 50 countries urge Venezuela to restore the rule of law and open its doors to humanitarian assistance.
Cambodia will send military and police officers to attend VIP training in Thailand.
Civilians in need of medical treatment left Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta.
This coming November, Singapore-based artist Victor Ang has exhibited artwork specially created for a major fundraiser to benefit Khanta Bopha Children’s Hospital.
Cambodians convicted of crimes in the United States urge both governments to restructure a 2002 agreement which allowed them to be deported.
Humanitarian organisations say they need $434 million to help up to 1.2 million people