The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.
In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.
The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…
UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…
International donors are expected to pledge billions more euros for Syrian refugees at a conference that has kicked off in Brussels.
Thousands in northwestern Peru were struggling to recover from ongoing deadly flooding on Friday (March 31) after the Piura River overflowed.
There is a call for more international aid to help the tens of thousands of people fleeing the fighting in Mosul.
The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.
According to Iraqi authorities more than 50,000 people have fled their homes since the push to retake the west of Mosul was launched in February.
More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.
Thousands of families caught up in South Sudan’s famine are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the River Nile.
Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.
Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation
The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.
Stranded on the edge of the EU, hundreds of migrants have found shelter at an abandoned warehouse in Belgrade.
Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.
Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.
The UN has sounded the alarm about the plight of 11 million people in desperate need of aid in Africa's Lake Chad basin.
There are nearly two million displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country devastated by over 20 years of war.
There are over 2 million malnourished children under 5 in northeast Nigeria.
North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.
Jaish al-Islam has been accused by people in al-Kalasa, recaptured by Syrian government forces, of hoarding supplies.
'I was floating in a rescue boat down this street' - a 360° tour of flood-ravaged areas of Bosnia and HerzegovinaIn this 360° video, we take a look around Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and some villages an hour north of the city that were hit by catastrophic flooding in…
In this 360° video, we take a look around Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and some villages an hour north of the city that were hit by catastrophic flooding in…
In the face of the 'worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War' the UN appeals for a record aid amount.