Peru’s deadly floods continue to worsen. More than 75 people have died and 100,000 were driven from their homes after weeks of heavy rain triggered widespread flooding and mudslides up and down the coast.
As we commemorate World Water Day, March 22, World Vision celebrates reaching its 2020 goal to bring clean water to one person every 10 seconds. Well-drilling teams, engineers, geologists, and community leaders in dozens of countries worked tirelessly through 2016 to accomplish that goal three years ahead of schedule. Ultimately, we hope to provide access to clean water to every person in every community where we work around the world.
The delayed effects of the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon are now settling in worldwide. Prolonged droughts, worsened by conflict and severe food shortages, are affecting as many as 70 million people throughout central, east, and southern Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.
This week, 2/6/17, South Sudan violence interrupts aid work, Colombia’s FARC plans to release child soldiers, and Peru weathers extreme cold, rains, floods.
Humanitarian world news brings you a weekly selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide. This week’s top news includes deadly floods in Mozambique, more than a million Haitians facing hunger in Hurricane Matthew’s wake, and an irrigation app that’s helping Kenyan farmers save their crops.
This awesome kid came up with a creative way to use rubber ducks to raise money to buy ducks for people in need through the World Vision Gift Catalog. How?
Humanitarian world news brings you a weekly selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide. This week’s top news includes a new study that highlights the widening rich-poor food disparity, the UN’s new leader, child workers freed in India, and the mistaken bombing of refugee camp in Nigeria.
More than 65 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes, the most since World War II, the UN Refugee Agency says. Almost 21.3 million of them have fled outside their own countries as refugees. Here’s a look at five countries that produce the most refugees.
In the news this week: Thailand floods affect 1 million, cut off access to south; Afghanistan now a “continual emergency”; Democratic Republic of Congo sees new violence and displacement.