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 […]
15 March 2017 Media Contacts: 020 7387 0200 or 07930 999 014 (out of hours) Donations can be made at www.dec.org.uk 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
OTTAWA, December 19, 2016 – Survivors of a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Indonesia are receiving much needed assistance from Oxfam thanks to $150,000 provided through the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund. The December 7 earthquake killed at least 102 people, injured more than 600 and displaced more than 80,000 people in the province of Aceh, on […]
OTTAWA, December 14, 2016 – Thousands of people in the Central African Republic have been displaced by ongoing conflict and have no access to drinking water. Thanks to $350,000 from the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund, Oxfam-Québec will be able to help save lives. More than 10,000 people forced to flee their homes in Bria as […]
THE VALUE OF AID 2016 – RESOURCES FOR THE RESPONSE TO HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIES. AGIRE has launched on the 16th of November the Annual report “The Value of Aid“. This publication has provided for several years complete and clear information about the resources invested, both in Italy and in the world, in assistance to people affected […]
Thanks to the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund, survivors of extensive flooding in Vietnam will receive immediate life-saving assistance from Humanitarian Coalition member Save the Children Canada.
This year marked 20 years since Radiohjälpen’s largest fundraiser, Children of the World (Världens Barn) was launched. Fifteen organisations joined Radiohjälpen, Swedish Television and Swedish Radio in a major effort that continues throughout the year, but peaks early October.