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Ebola

UN Humanitarian Boss calls for support to fight Ebola in DRC

The UN humanitarian chief on Monday called on the international community to support the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

NE Nigeria: violence restricts humanitarian staff

Violence is hampering the return of humanitarian workers to northeast Nigeria where hundreds of thousands of displaced people need help, a UN spokesman said...
Methodist Church Ghana

Methodist Bishop calls for refurbishment of prisons

The Bishop of the Sekondi Methodist Diocese, Right Reverend Daniel De-Graft Brace, has called for the refurbishment of prisons to carry out their core...

CESRUD Empowers 80 Women Groups In U/E

The Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (CESRUD), a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), working at Sumbrungu in the Upper East Region has supported and empowered...
malaria

Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

Divine Group International Foundation, an Accra-based humanitarian organisation focusing on healthcare and evangelism in deprived communities, has screened 3,500 inhabitants of the Upper West...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Somalia launches humanitarian coordination centre to curb droughts

The Somalia government on Wednesday launched a National Humanitarian Coordination Centre to help manage disasters and curb recurrent drought in the Horn of Africa...
video

Somalia, South Sudan “in peril” of famine – Expert

The head of operations for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Tuesday said northeast Africa is in the grip of...
food aid

Famine in Africa: More Than Humanitarian Aid Required

Famine is stalking Africa, threatening unprecedented levels of starvation. Famine has already been officially declared in parts of South Sudan’s Unity State, Somalia, and...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Increased in work permit fees impedes aid efforts to South Sudan

South Sudan's decision to hike permit fees for foreign workers may hamper humanitarian assistance to millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disasters...

UN: World At Its Worst Humanitarian Emergency Since 1945

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian...
Alban S.K Bagbin

Youth Group Lauds Alban Bagbin

Network of Young Mentees of Bagbin (NYMB), a youth group in the Nadowli Kaleo Constituency in the Upper West Region, has congratulated Mr Alban...
Alban Bagbin

Constituency Executives Congratulate Alban Bagbin On Appointment

The Constituency Executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the entire people of the Nadowli/Kaleo District have congratulated Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin,...
Alban Bagbin

Alban Bagbin Surprised At Ghana Peace Awards Nomination

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has said he was surprised when he found out that he had been pencilled...

China to donate humanitarian aid to Syria

The Chinese Embassy and the Syrian Planning and International Cooperation Commission (ICC) signed two agreements on Sunday, under which China will provide two batches...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Taps ECOWAS At The Back

Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...
hunger

Humanitarian response plan launched in hunger-hit Burundi

Burundi and a UN agency on Thursday evening launched the country's 2017 humanitarian response plan (HRP) to address hunger affecting a quarter of the...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Recaps Performance For 2016

Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, recapping the Airline’s performance in 2016, said: “2016 has been an exceptionally challenging year for the African...
msf

South Sudan : About 50,000 displaced people are without assistance

The medical-humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF)  today stated that thousands of people in desperate need are unable to access medical and humanitarian assistance due...

AU and Humanitarian Bodies Collaborate to Stabilize Somalia

A joint statement issued in Mogadishu on Tuesday after the meeting said AMISOM and relief agencies emphasized the need for stronger relations to help...
Mohammed Ali

Nigeria Is Great, But Muhammad Ali Is Greatest

If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali—the three-time heavyweight-boxing champion, the incredible humanitarian, the inspiration...
Syrian refugees stand as they gather during the visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to al-Dalhamiyeh camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

UN appeals for aids as citizens die of hunger in warton Syria

Speaking to reporters in Geneva on Thursday, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said there "are plenty of civilians at the moment in...
Ban Ki-moon

World leaders supports calls to enhancing world humanitarian state

World leaders have joined calls by UN chief Ban Ki-moon for improving the global humanitarian situation through conflict prevention and resolution in the...

UN official says different actors will be pulled in to solve worst crisis

Referring to growing frustration about the inefficacy of the world in solving the humanitarian crisis, he stressed that "We need to mobilize the good...
Somalia

UN and AU training workshop on humanitarian operations end

The training aimed to formulate and create awareness on Somalia-specific humanitarian and civil-military coordination guidelines, a statement received on Monday in Mogadishu said. The...
United Nations

Russia list Syrian camps in need of humanitarian assistance

The Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria, Russia's truce center to reconcile the warring parties which began operations last month, prepared the list based on...

Sudan to continue serving South Sudan with humanitarian aid

"The period for delivering humanitarian assistance to South Sudan has been renewed for another six months," Salah Taj Alsir, Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commissioner, was...
Malnutrition

Malnutrition in children could spell humanitarian crisis for Africa

Most of these countries have not had enough rains in the past two years and the number of food insecure people in the region...

UN urges new approach to support displaced Somalis

The UN Secretary-General's Representative on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin said durable solution for displaced Somalis was necessary for the...

ISSG to confer on Syrian ceasefire and humanitarian aid

The Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his U.S counterpart John Kerry on the upcoming ISSG meeting. "The...
Congo

DR Congo govt, aid agencies launch 2016 Humanitarian Action Plan

The 2016 HAP seeks to mobilize 690 million U.S. dollars to support 7.5 million people who will need humanitarian assistance in 2016, an increase...