Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said on Tuesday. Source: Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need
Pope Francis has been brave in his visit to the Central African Republic where there were many security concerns. He has made an appeal to peace and has talked about forgiveness and reconciliation and the power of prayer to people who have suffered the horrors of war and violence. He celebrated an advance of the […]
We are witnessing one of the worst tragedies of the Mediterranean these days, with the massive deaths of immigrants trying to gain the shores of Europe from North Africa, and the massive arrivals of illegal immigrants in old boats shipped by human traffickers who are making a lot of money and have a safe haven in Libya.
UN: The Ebola outbreak has killed already 9,442 people and there are 23,371 cases in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. There is a funding gap of 1 billion dollars for the fight against the spread of the disease.
Amnesty international says that Boko Haram could have killed up to 2,000 civilians in Baga, (North East Nigeria) after razing the town to the ground.
The United Kingdom Government announced earlier this week they will not support any future search and rescue operations to prevent migrants and refugees drowning in the Mediterranean, stating that such operations can encourage more people to attempt the dangerous sea crossing to enter Europe