#Humanitarian aid

  • Article: Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Aug. 19, 2019|Voice of America

    The West African country is suffering from growing hunger, instability, and displacement. Read more

  • Article: Scanning Eyes and Fingerprints: Food Aid in Yemen Blocked by Privacy Concerns

    Scanning Eyes and Fingerprints: Food Aid in Yemen Blocked by Privacy Concerns

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2019

    An estimated 850,000 people could be denied food aid in Sanaa. Read more

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani

    3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani

    By Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2019

    The recovery effort will likely go on for months. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: Cyclone Kenneth: Second Deadly Storm Hits Mozambique 6 Weeks After Cyclone Idai

    Cyclone Kenneth: Second Deadly Storm Hits Mozambique 6 Weeks After Cyclone Idai

    By Joe McCarthy|April 26, 2019

    Cyclone Idai destroyed crops and homes last month, Kenneth could intensify the ongoing crisis. Read more

  • Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more