March 31, 2008
Peace is a precious commodity. Especially in a time of war and conflict, an act of peace – even on the smallest scale – brings a sense of hope.
March 28, 2008
Securing long-term funding for humanitarian flights in Sudan is essential, 14 international aid agencies said in a joint statement issued on Friday. The agencies — which include CARE Sudan, Catholic Relief Services and Oxfam International — said that they rely on the WFP’s air service to help them deliver aid to “many of the most [...]
March 18, 2008
Leaders of the religious congregations working in eastern Congo’s Katanga province said they “cannot remain silent” in the face of “all kinds of violence, repeated cases of sexual abuse, and the total lack of respect for the lives of our brothers and sisters.”
March 11, 2008
There’s a miracle happening in Africa right now, and I’ve had the good fortune to see it.
March 1, 2008
The U.S. government’s humanitarian relief agency will significantly scale back emergency food aid to some of the world’s poorest countries this year because of soaring global food prices, and the U.S. Agency for International Development is drafting plans to reduce the number of recipient nations, the amount of food provided to them, or both, officials [...]