Humanitarian Aid in the News

The articles featured below include information about humanitarian aid distributed in various places around the world.

Humanitarian supplies reach remote areas of South Sudan

Food, vaccines, nutrition supplements and other vital supplies are finally being supplied to Akobo, Jonglei State (South Sudan), near the border with Ethiopia. Aid agencies have also set up emerge...

28 Mar '14 | Humanitarian Aid | South Sudan

UNICEF reports on outlook for Horn of Africa

Despite recent improvements, the outlook for the Horn of Africa remains uncertain. It is estimated that at present more than 8 million people need emergency assistance. Children need adequate nutri...

11 Apr '12 | Famine | International

US $51M needed urgently for children in Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia

In any emergency, children are the most vulnerable. UNICEF is appealing for US$ 51 million to meet the rapidly growing humanitarian needs of children and families devastated by the post-election cr...

19 Mar '11 | Humanitarian Aid | Ivory Coast

UK Govn almost double contribution to UNICEF

The UK Government will almost double its core funding for UNICEF, after a recent aid review found the agency highly effective in delivering results to keep children healthy and ensure access to qua...

06 Mar '11 | UK Gov Aid | International

Humanitarian response to unrest in Libya

Initial supplies, including hygiene kits, nutrition items and recreation and psycho-social relief items have been given priority. While numbers of families crossing the border into Tunisia are repo...

02 Mar '11 | Libya

Yellow fever vaccination campaign in Ivory Coast

A vaccination campaign against yellow fever is scheduled to get underway tomorrow, 21st Jan 2011, in the West African nation of Ivory Coast. The campaign will target more than 830,000 adults and ch...

20 Jan '11 | Ivory Coast

More UNICEF supplies arrive in flood-affected eastern part of Sri Lanka

This second consignment of goods for flood victims in Sri Lanka follows seven truck-loads of supplies sent by UNICEF to assist the one million people affected by the massive flooding. The first con...

14 Jan '11 | Severe floods | Sri Lanka

Life-saving supplies for millions affected by flooding in Pakistan

The biggest threats are the outbreak of water-borne diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera, especially deadly to children. We have already received reports of cases of diarrhoea amongst children. F...

03 Aug '10 | Severe floods | Pakistan

Stateless Rohingya victims of violent crackdown in Bangladesh

18 Feb '10 | International Aid | Bangladesh

Heavyweights of global food crisis debate gather for Foreign Policy School

Experts in global food supply are gathering to discuss food security and the possibility that the current economic crisis has tended to overshadow the burgeoning food crisis. A meeting is taking pl...

24 Jun '09 | Global Food Crisis | New Zealand

One year after cyclone, Myanmar on hard road to recovery

01 May '09 | Cyclone recovery | Myanmar

UNICEF responds in Chad as children escape conflict

UNICEF is assisting thousands of children who are fleeing the conflict in the neighboring Central African Republic (CAR). More than 3,000 new refugees have arrived in Chad, in addition to the 7,000...

03 Apr '09 | Chad

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