Humanitarian world news: Hunger after Hurricane Matthew

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.

6 of the worst disasters of 2016

About 194 major natural disasters affected millions of people worldwide in 2016. Armed conflicts claimed tens of thousands of lives. This year saw a record 65.3 million people forcibly displaced.

Pray for the people of Aleppo, Syria

A mass evacuation recommenced Dec. 15 out of the once rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syria’s second-largest city and home to a large number of Christians. As of Dec. 16, it had been halted yet again. Pray with us for the children and families of Aleppo.