Emergency response

Beirut: Surviving in the aftermath of the explosion

Read how people in Beirut are trying to cope with the shock and trauma of the explosions.

Rohingya refugees: A thousand days of hope and courage

Three years on from the start of the Rohingya crisis, refugees in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh try to stay hopeful.

World Humanitarian Day: For me, work should have a sense of purpose

Patricia Khoder in Beirut describes what it’s like when disaster strikes – and how, as a humanitarian, you find the strength to go on

World Humanitarian Day: Celebrating the #RealLifeHeroes

This World Humanitarian Day, let’s celebrate local humanitarian workers: women, men, and young people working to meet the needs of their communities.

Lebanon: Syrian migrant workers face uncertain future after Beirut explosion

Abdallah, aged 17, survived the Beirut explosion – but he is left to mourn the death of his friend, who was among scores of vulnerable migrant workers who died in the blast.

Lebanon disaster: CARE begins emergency distributions in Beirut

CARE has begun distributing food parcels to people in neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion at Beirut port.

Eye witness: Beirut explosion plunges Lebanon deeper into crisis

Already facing a terrible economic crisis aggravated by COVID-19, this is yet another tragedy to strike the Lebanese population.

Locust swarms of ‘biblical proportions’ put millions at risk of starvation

Billions of locusts are swarming fragile regions around the world, destroying crops and threatening critical food supplies for millions of people.