Abuse

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?

Afghanistan

EU signs assistance package for Afghanistan worth $535m in Geneva

Aid will support public sector reform, healthcare, elections as well as migration and displacement challenges.

EU signs assistance package for Afghanistan worth $535m in Geneva

Pakistan

Imran Khan hits back at Trump's 'tirade' against Pakistan

PM hits back at 'false assertions' by US president, who accused Islamabad of not doing 'a damn thing' for Washington.

Imran Khan hits back at Trump's 'tirade' against Pakistan

Indonesia

In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules

A month after the disaster, people outside Palu have received little help and fear coming rainy season's colder weather.

In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules

Haiti

Haiti bans Oxfam over sexual misconduct

The NGO is declared persona non grata for "violating Haitian legislation and breaching the principle of human dignity."

UK charity Oxfam permanently banned from Haiti

Education

Afghanistan: Where has the aid money gone?

Despite billions of dollars being poured into girls' education in Afghanistan, conditions at schools remain rudimentary.

Where's the aid money gone? Afghan girls' struggle for education

Syria's War

Turkish agency says tonnes of aid sent to Afrin during operation

Turkish disaster relief agency says over 30 tonnes of food aid have been sent to Afrin since January.

Turkish agency says tonnes of aid sent to Afrin during operation

Opinion

Humanitarian aid system is a continuation of the colonial project

To fix the flawed humanitarian system, practitioners need to collaborate with affected populations as equal partners.

Janaka Jayawickrama

by Janaka Jayawickrama

Janaka Jayawickrama

UNICEF

UNICEF deputy resigns after 'damaging' allegations

UN children's agency deputy steps down saying past allegations threaten to 'damage' UNICEF and entire aid industry.

UNICEF deputy resigns after 'damaging' allegations

Opinion

NGOs should not be allowed to operate above the law

The Oxfam sex abuse scandal demonstrates the urgent need for legal accountability in the humanitarian aid sector.

Sienna Merope-Synge

by Sienna Merope-Synge

Sienna Merope-Synge

Opinion

'But what about the aid worker?'

Cambridge Professor Mary Beard's tweets about the Oxfam scandal expose the violence and fragility of white feminism.

Lisa Tilley

by Lisa Tilley

Lisa Tilley

Haiti

Oxfam boss reveals 26 new claims of sexual misconduct

British charity has received more than two dozen new sexual misconduct allegations since the Haiti scandal broke out.

Syria's War

Elusive aid reaches Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta

Much-needed food and humanitarian supplies delivered to more than 7,000 Syrians in Eastern Ghouta on Wednesday.

Elusive aid reaches Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta

Opinion

Dear Mr Trump, we're facing a humanitarian disaster

Mr President, why do you cut aid for us, Palestinian refugees, and yet do not let us go back to our homes?

Mays Abu Ghosh

by Mays Abu Ghosh

Mays Abu Ghosh

Syria's War

Syria's displacement crisis: 'We had to hide in caves'

Aid agencies say they are overwhelmed by the scale of humanitarian needs in Syria.