Yemen: EU allocates €119 additional million for humanitarian crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the Commission announced an additional €119 million in humanitarian and development aid to alleviate vulnerable Yemenis’ suffering from over 6 years of conflict. Yemen is the country with the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with close to 70% of the population in need of […]

Afghanistan: lead MEPs demand safe departure of EU nationals and Afghan partners and urgent tackling of humanitarian crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. After the dramatic developments of the last days and hours, leading MEPs issued the following statement on Monday. “We deeply deplore the recent political, military and moral calamity in Afghanistan and express our deep concerns about the situation. The hasty withdrawal of US and […]

In Bangladesh, COVID-19 threatens to cause a humanitarian crisis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC Bangladesh, BRAC Only 15% of Bangladeshi workers earn more than $6 a day. The economic shutdown sparked by COVID-19 threatens millions of livelihoods in the country imminently. But there are reasons for optimism, […]

The vital role played by logistics during humanitarian crises

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Soren Skou, Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Møller-Maersk Maintaining supply chains is crucial in responding effectively to humanitarian crises. LET – the first public-private partnership of its kind – pools the expertise and resources of its member organizations. The […]

Drones are saving lives in Tanzania’s remote communities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content The largest inland island in Africa sits just a few kilometres from mainland Tanzania and is the centre of a life-changing programme using drones to deliver vital medical aid. Ukerewe measures 530 […]