JAKARTA (October 2, 2018) —The death toll from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi grew to 1,234 today as rescuers fought to reach the worst-affected areas.
QUITO (September 13, 2018) - The international community urgently needs to step up funding and better coordinate their efforts to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns aid organization CARE.
Earlier this year, tens of thousands of Congolese risked their lives to flee their conflict-ridden country and seek refuge in Uganda. Pema* is one of them. At the time, fighting was raging in Ituri, her home province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mafi* holds her newborn daughter as she puts her hand gently on her little tummy. Shortly before fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo, four armed men raped Mafi and she became pregnant.
Noor Kajol likes to stay busy. The 12-year-old fills her days studying Arabic, playing games with friends, and making art.