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.
In a Child-Friendly Space (CFS) in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, young Syrian refugees use art to express their feelings of loss and hope.
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.
5 activities to do with your kids to help Syrian refugees. Learn together and engage your children on an issue you care about.
Civil war in South Sudan has created a crisis in which 6.1 million people out of an estimated population of 11.8 million are in need of immediate aid. Children are among those most at risk for malnutrition, disease, and recruitment into armed groups.
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.