A little goes a long way. The humanitarian organizations I write about in this section are run by local volunteers who are living respectively in the war-torn countries of Yemen, Syria and Iraq. By donating to one these charities, 100% of your donation will reach the families and children depending on our humanity and generosity. Please take a moment to donate what you can in this time of global humanitarian crises. Thank you.
Before the Saudi-led coalition war on Yemen in March 2015, the country was already a protracted crisis characterized by widespread poverty, conflict, poor governance and weak rule of law. Today, and after almost 27 months of the war on Yemen, the economy is near collapse, public [continue reading].
The Colour of War is happy to announce that our recent fundraising campaign for children in Yemen has successfully reached its goal – with only one day remaining to add your donation. We are especially grateful to our donor Suzy K. from Sweden for her generous gift of [continue reading].
The Muslim holiday Ramadan has begun, and ends on July 6th this year, also begins a time of community and family; it is the custom for Muslims to invite their neighbours and friends to share their evening meal called Iftar. I was curious to learn more about the traditions and [continue reading].
A question I have been asked many times since I began covering the humanitarian crisis in Yemen; who is taking care of the war orphans in Yemen? It appears the world has forgotten them. I question whether the world has ever acknowledged the Yemeni children’s tragic and [continue reading].
Mona Relief has become a lifeline to the Yemeni families they reach; delivering more than physical aid, they bring with them a glimmer of hope; a reassurance that Yemen is not forgotten. Mona, the new face of humanity. Mona is feeding the little ones. Mona delivers school [continue reading].
In less than one year of civil war more than 21 million Yemeni people need some type of humanitarian assistance to survive – the equivalent of over 80 percent of the population; the life-threatening food, water and medical crisis is made even worse by the fact that [continue reading].
The United Nations World Food Programme has stressed in a news release. appeals to all parties to the conflict to allow the safe passage of food to all civilians in need in all areas in Taiz,” said Muhannad Hadi, WFP Regional Director for the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern [continue reading].
Risking their own lives to save other people’s lives, on Wednesday a handful of humanitarian workers managed to beat the Saudi blockade of Yemen to deliver food and warm clothing to people in dire need (their homes have been flattened into uninhabitable piles of rubble [continue reading].
Humanity First is running two schools in Mafraq and Amman for Syrian refugee children. This is helping the refugees to get into the Jordanian education system, have a chance of getting a Baccalaureate and entering University. Humanity First writes: “For the younger [continue reading].