Philippines faces the effects of Super Typhoon Haima

21/10/16

Philippines faces the effects of Super Typhoon Haima

Super Typhoon Haima, known locally as Lawin, slammed the Philippines, pummelling communities with strong winds and intense rains with maximum sustained winds of 225 kph and gusts of up to 315 kph.

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Mosul: Protection of Civilians Must Be at the Heart of the Response

19/10/16

Mosul: Protection of Civilians Must Be at the Heart of the Response

We reiterate our call to the all parties to concentrate their efforts to ensure the protection of, and free passage to safe areas for all civilians.

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Zamboanga: Rebuilding Peace and Hope

21/09/16

Zamboanga: Rebuilding Peace and Hope

Three years after the siege in Zamboanga, Philipiines, we continue to support the displaced people in temporary shelters by providing access to health and nutrition, clean water, improving hygiene and sanitation practices, food security and livelihoods recovery assistance.

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2016 World Humanitarian Day: Focus on Philippines

18/08/16

2016 World Humanitarian Day: Focus on Philippines

The ongoing humanitarian crisis within the southern Philippines has become a burning issue since 2015. Have a look at the international pages of almost any mainstream news channels and the main story coming from the Philippines centers on southern Philippines armed conflict, violence and civil strife, yet the issue hardly covers the consequences of the long standing protracted displacement crisis to people who are suffering acutely from its effects.

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Aid workers face increasing risks in response to unprecedented humanitarian crises

16/08/16

Aid workers face increasing risks in response to unprecedented humanitarian crises

On World Humanitarian Day, Action Against Hunger urges world leaders to uphold their commitments.

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Nigeria: Now and in 2030

12/08/16

Nigeria: Now and in 2030

Nigeria is Africa’s wealthiest, most populous nation, and its fastest-growing economy. It is the 8th most populous country in the world, and accounts of 5% of global births every year. By 2030 the population (currently at 182 million) is expected to grow by 80m, and a further 135m by 2050 – at which point its population will be larger than that of the US.

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