rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Help now: Rohingya Myanmar/Bangladesch

More than 400 000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since the end of August. More than half of the displaced are children. The temporary refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh are overcrowded. We provide  disaster relief – please help us with your donation. Misery meets misery in the South Asian country. Heavy monsoon rains have flooded the […]

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Helping the Fleeing Rohingya People: Swiss Solidarity Appeals for Donations

Photo © Keystone / AP/ Dar Yasin.

Geneva, Zürich, Lugano, 27.09.2017 — Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. The humanitarian situation in the reception camps has reached catastrophic proportions. Several partner NGOs have already dispatched emergency response teams to organise humanitarian assistance and handle the most urgent needs. To fund this assistance, Swiss Solidarity is launching a call for donations.

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Japan Platform Launches Assistance to Flood Victims in Sri Lanka

 Press Release Japan Platform to Launch the 2017 Assistance to Victims of the Sri Lanka Floods and Begin Calls for Donations – More than 680,000 disaster victims in need of emergency assistance – On June 6, Specified Nonprofit Corporation Japan Platform (hereafter referred to as JPF; Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) decided to launch a program for victims […]

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Canada: 7 Aid Agencies Working Together to Fight Famine

The Humanitarian Coalition and its seven member agencies welcome the Government of Canada announcement that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17 and June 30, 2017, it will contribute an equivalent amount to the Famine Relief Fund. More than 20 million children, women and families in South […]

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Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

15 March 2017 Media Contacts: 020 7387 0200 or 07930 999 014 (out of hours)  Donations can be made at or by calling 0370 60 60 610  ** Spokespeople, recent photos and footage are available **  Leading UK aid agencies today [Wednesday 15 March] announced a joint fundraising appeal to help millions of people facing hunger in East Africa. More than […]

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Consortium 12-12 Launches “Famine 12-12” Appeal

14 March 2017 Consortium 12-12, EAA’s member in Belgium, launched an appeal for the victims of the famine in South Sudan and those in Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria who are threatened by extreme hunger. 20 million people, of whom 1.4 million are children, are suffering from severe malnutrition and are at risk. According to the United Nations, this is […]

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Members of the EAA are raising the alarm and serious concern over the unprecedented situation where drought and famine are threatening East Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen

10 March 2017 – EAA Members Press Statement ‘We call on the international community not to delay the urgent humanitarian response that is needed to avert catastrophe in East Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen. The consequences of inaction are unthinkable. Our networks of humanitarian agencies are delivering lifesaving aid across the countries where people are facing […]

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Radiohjälpen Relaunches Hunger Aid Campaign

8 March 2017 Radiohjälpen, EAA’s member in Sweden, has restarted its Hunger Aid campaign in the face of hunger, famine, and the greatest need for food aid seen in decades. Over 20 million people suffer from hunger in many countries South of the Sahara and in Yemen. During this year,  an estimated 70 million people […]

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Giro-555 Launches Appeal to Help Famine Victims

Giro-555, EEA’s member in the Netherlands, launched its appeal to Help Famine Victims on 6 March. The Appeal focuses primarily on Yemen, Northeast Nigeria, Somalia and southern Sudan, where there is the worst hunger. According to aid agencies, 20 million people are affected. For the first time in six years, the United Nations officially announced famine in […]

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mother with kid in south sudan

Hunger crisis in Africa: “It feels like the end of the world”

Over 21 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya and South Sudan alone are suffering from hunger. The alliance of German aid organisations, “Aktion Deutschland Hilft”, is urgently providing 100,000 Euros from an emergency aid fund to help tackle the catastrophe. “The alliance is launching an urgent appeal for funds to alleviate the dire emergency”, […]

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