Monthly Archives: July 2013

2nd Anniversary of South Sudan’s Independence: Tackling Food Insecurity

Eight years since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), which ended the civil war and paved the path to peace and independence, the country still depends on humanitarian assistance. Out of an estimated 12 million population, over 50% live below the poverty line. For the last three years, more than 10% have been severely food insecure […]

Gaza: 6 Years of Blockade

In the past, the economy of Gaza has been prosperous, especially in the fishing and agricultural industries. However, in the past decade, the economy has been devastated by the conflict, by the Israeli occupation since 2005, and by the 6 year blockade imposed on Gaza …

Thousands of families devastated by floods in Northern India

Approximately 5,000 people have been killed by severe floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand over the past two weeks, with torrential rains devastating thousands of lives and leaving 3,000 people still missing.