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].
These organizations and campaigns provide a range of aid: immediate relief with clothes, food and shelter; schools and training programs; rescue efforts inside Syria for after an attack and emotional support for kids; one group is even finding homes in Europe for refugees [continue reading].
A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal violence since September is keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tension [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].
The United Nations has reported massacre of children in South Sudan’s persisting civil war despite public announcements of political deals aimed at ending the nearly two-year-old conflict. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) stated in a report [continue reading].
Floods caused by El Nino could displace more than 100,000 people in Ethiopia, where more than 8 million people are facing a food crisis because of the worst drought since a devastating 1984 famine, the United Nations said on Monday. Failed rains during both the spring and summer [continue reading].
A Nanaimo Mennonite Brethren church is responding to the global refugee crisis by joining with 10 other churches of varied denominations to sponsor a refugee family from Eritrea. The churches are sponsoring a single mother as well as her two daughters and grandmother, and are [continue reading].
‘We are blaming refugee crisis for terrorism, when really we should be blaming terrorism for refugee crisis’ Relations between Israel and Syria have been tense since the mid-1990s — the nations have fought against each other in several wars, and have never had [continue reading].
Shawkat Hasan’s journey to Canada began as a young boy in a refugee camp in the West Bank in the 1950s, when he found a little surprise in the pocket of a donated article of clothing. “I got a piece of paper in one of the clothes they distribute, of someone [continue reading].
The Mona Relief organization – A Yemeni-based charity for humanitarian relief and development – managed earlier this September to deliver valuable aid to war-stricken Yemenis, at a time when many feel they have been abandoned by the international community. [continue reading].
#YemenNeglected #yemenbleeds #cdnpoli Please help save the children in Yemen. They are dying, not from famine – from siege of their country. pic.twitter.com/RVuHB4a5Xq — Alistair Reign (Ali) (@AlistairReign) April 17, 2017 No child should ever go a day without a [continue reading].