The ‘World Disaster Report’ from the International Red Cross Federation has just come out and its figures for 2011 make grim reading.
Last year the
“I came from the Ethiopian border, we used to raise animals, mainly goats. Because of the drought, I lost all my animals. And there was also fighting
Is there any room for hope in Somalia, long-since written-off as a ‘failed state’?
Hawa Aden Mohamed has never stopped believing.
euronews met her
Escaping unimaginable horror leaving families and loved ones behind in a desperate search for safety…There are an estimated 15 million refugees in
For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews
Daraa in Syria, where the uprising against President Bashar al Assad first erupted, is a short distance from the border with Jordan. Every day
Since the death of Colonel Gaddafi, there have been scenes in Tripoli which would have been unthinkable just a few months ago. His Bab al Aziziya
On 11 March the Japanese town of Otsuchi was devastated by a 9-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami. Making matters even worse, fires raged unchecked