March 4, 2016 — Aid and relief to Fiji’s remote communities hit by Cyclone Winston is increasingly challenging, with the Red Cross saying the outer islands are in urgent need of food, water and emergency shelter.
Reykjavik initially said it would take in 50 refugees but then said it would increase that figure
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (Jan. 20, 2016) — Iceland on Tuesday, January 19, welcomed the first Syrian refugees to reach the country, as 6 families swapped a Red Cross camp in Lebanon for the chilly climes of Europe’s extreme north.
Residents of Madaya, Syria say they have no food, no water, and no electricity
MADAYA, Syria (Jan. 12, 2016) — The first trucks of aid entered the besieged Syrian town of Madaya on Monday, January 11, where more than two dozen people have reportedly starved to death, as the UN called for hundreds to be evacuated for medical treatment.