Opinion: We cannot turn our backs on South Sudan

In 2011, drought struck the Horn of Africa, but the humanitarian response came too late: A quarter of a million people lost their lives in Somalia. Last year, a combination of conflict and drought again threatened millions, but timely humanitarian action by national governments and the international community, including the United States, averted the worst. Warning lights are again flashing across East Africa. It is time for President Trump, the Congress and other world leaders to respond

Vil ha to norske bistandsbudsjetter i år

Verdens matvareprogram har aldri forvaltet så mange nødhjelps-milliarder som i fjor, men i 2018 trenger WFP enda mer. – Fordi de underliggende konfliktene ikke blir løst, vokser de humanitære behovene, sier FN-organisasjonens innsamlingssjef Rasmus Egendal til Bistandsaktuelt

South Sudan’s Starving Children Turned to Beggars

Do not be misled into thinking that those who remain at home in South Sudan, those who haven’t fled the fighting, are living a normal life. Four million people have been uprooted from their homes, half of them having fled the country. But even for those who’ve stayed put, the ‘lucky’ ones residing in the peaceful areas, life is unimaginably tough