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  • Number of aftershocks in Nepal since April 25th
    Nepal aftershocks overwhelm outreach
    On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, another large earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit Dolakha District, a mountainous region about 80 km NE from Kathmandu (Nepal's capital).According to the Government of Nepal National Seismological Centre, to date there...
  • Through the Wire with Marie Yolaine Eusebe: The Firestarter
    Through the Wire with Marie Yolaine Eusebe: The Firestarter
    I got the chance to converse with Marie Yolaine Eusebe, a humanitarian, speaker and founder of Community2Community (C2C), a non-profit organization dedicated to building self-sufficient communities in Haiti; and during our wonderful conversation,...
  • Lions International helps in Nepal after devastating earthquake
    Lions International helps in Nepal after devastating earthquake
    After the devastating earthquake in Nepal, Lions International has sent volunteers and funds to help with the rescue and recovery effort. $100,000 has already been sent as start-up funds for what will be a massive and long-term relief effort. The...
  • UNICEF says many children need help after earthquake
    UNICEF says nearly one million children need aid in Nepal
    The earthquake in Nepal has left at least 940,000 children in desperate need of humanitarian aid, according to UNICEF. The UN children's agency is mobilizing its relief effort following the 7.9 magnitude quake that has claimed over 2,000 lives...
  • Catholic Relief Services prepares emergency response to Nepal earthquake
    Nepal: CRS prepares response to massive earthquake
    A massive earthquake struck Nepal and parts of India today. Early reports show hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries and severe damage to buildings, homes and transportation routes.The earthquake was registered at 7.9 magnitude. Catholic...
  • WFP officer says we must stand by Syrians
    WFP officer says world must stand by Syria
    Dina El-Kassaby of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) will never give up on Syria. Traveling inside the war-torn country, El-Kassaby is trying to bring the world the stories of Syrians, who might otherwise be forgotten.The WFP officer recently...
  • Cyclone Pam Aftermath Day 8: Signs of human rights relief
    Cyclone Pam workers burst into tears, shocked at what they saw
    Cyclone Pam relief workers have described their initial shock and bursting into tears seeing Vanuatu after it was devastated by ten hours of up to 200mph wind gusts, storm surges and hard rain last Friday night and Saturday morning. Over one week...
  • Despair in Vanuatu
    Cyclone Pam: Two days before 1000s Vanuatu children drinking salt water die
    In cyclone Pam's aftermath, UNICEF has issued a heart-breaking alert that thousands of Vanuatu children, many now forced to drink salt water, will begin the process of starving to death in two days lest an immediate outpouring of international...
  • UN discusses Palestinian issues
    UN emissary criticizes lax Hamas security at Gaza compound rally
    On Wednesday in Jerusalem a statement noted that the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry was “outraged” that Hamas did not supply adequate security for a preplanned protest at the United...
  • Nuclear blast over Hiroshima
    Pope Francis says nukes rob from the hungry and poor
    This week Pope Francis was among those speaking out against the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons on mankind. The third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons was just held in Vienna, Austria.Presentations included the...
  • Catholic Relief evacuates people ahead of storm
    Typhoon Hagupit: Catholic Relief Services starts relief fund
    Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) has arrived in the Philippines, bringing heavy rains and high winds. Catholic Relief Services (CRS ) is taking action and has set up a relief fund for storm victims.Hagupit is expected to be a slow moving storm, causing more...
  • WFP bringing in supplies to South Sudan
    Dry season critical for aid groups in South Sudan
    The United Nations says that a "key window of opportunity" for hunger relief is coming in South Sudan. This is when the dry season arrives, starting around November.During the rainy season, most roads in South Sudan become impassable. In...
  • Russian Convoy Crosses Into The Ukraine
    Russian Convoy Crosses Into The Ukraine
    A Russian Aid Convoy crossed into the Ukraine Saturday. The convoy consisting of 215 white covered trucks that unloaded needed supplies to the city of Luhansk. The supplies were mostly food and medical supplies. The rebels did send trucks with men...
  • Yazidis And Syrian Christians Protest ISIS Violence
    Serve where you are
    "Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints" (Ephesians 6:18)The news is not pleasant these days. With a heavy heart, I read about...
  • Humanitarian Aid Stalls At Ukrainian Border
    Humanitarian Aid Stalls At Ukrainian Border
    The Russian Federation has sent some 260 vehicles from Moscow loaded with canned foods, generators, sleeping bags, and baby formula. The only problem is that the Ukrainian government has put restrictions on the convoy and want the International...
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