"This kind of thing, a crisis like this, it impacts the poorest people the hardest, it always does," said the founder of a London food bank. "And it’s just not right, it’s not fair."
Living rooms are being turned into makeshift workshops to create protective equipment for medical personnel.
"We all have the responsibility to ensure that everyone’s human rights are respected" says Secretary General of Caritas Europa
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Watch how these volunteers in Australia are protecting baby turtles from predators.
South Australian Museum staff remove most of the flesh by hand, before allowing the skeleton to undergo maceration in tanks to remove remaining meat which may take several months.
‘Pilotes Volontaires’: two Frenchmen used their savings to buy a light plane, aiming to search the sea off the Libyan coast and help NGOs save migrants in distress.
The mayor of the Italian town signed a decree banning begging and camping out in the city centre during the festive period. However many volunteer groups are challenging the regulation.
Mexico's people have mobilised to deal with the latest earthquake to hit their country.
With three Michelin stars under his belt, the last place you’d expect to find top chef Massimo Bottura hard at work is in a soup kitchen. But then this is no ordinary soup kitchen.
A long-standing volunteer army raises awareness and wants more government action to fight an endemic problem in the central African country.