CEO blog: People are the Heart of Humanitarian Aid
Twenty-two years ago, I set foot on the soil of war-torn and famine-stricken Sudan. That was my first humanitarian mission, and there has been no look…
More emergencies happen around the world and more people are affected by them than ever before. We believe no one should suffer needlessly in the wake of a disaster or crisis. When emergency strikes, we are ready to meet survivors’ most basic needs for shelter, water, and health care— and then stay until families are back on their feet.
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Two weeks after Cyclone Idai and related floods struck Mozambique, many affected areas are still unreachable by vehicle. Villages on the bank of the Buzi River, in Chibabava district, have been partially destroyed and mud huts washed away.
The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, declared on 1 August 2018, has reached 1,000 cases. This is the second worst outbreak of Ebola in recorded history, after the 2014 outbreak in West Africa, which killed 11,000 people.