August 2014

August 29th, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (25/8/14)

Welcome to our weekly news monitor.   Burma ➢ Britain’s newly appointed international development minister said on 25th August that the United Kingdom will increase its development aid to Burma by more than a third in the next fiscal year....

August 22nd, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (18/8/14)

Welcome to the first edition of our weekly news monitor. HART works specifically in areas that are not generally served by major aid organisations, but whose people are suffering from oppression, exploitation and persecution. We will be giving a weekly summary of news from these regions, from our partners, and from HART....

August 20th, 2014

Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

Baroness Cox has joined a group of 91 individuals and organisations in writing to South Sudanese leaders, urging them to immediately end the conflict, commit to the peace process and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid. The press release follows, and the full text of the letter can be downloaded below. ...

August 19th, 2014

World Humanitarian Day – celebrating our #HumanitarianHeroes

The 19th August is World Humanitarian Day, which celebrates the commitment of humanitarian workers around the world. It is also a day to recognise and remember the aid workers who have lost their lives. In 2013, there were 460 attacks on aid workers – an all-time high....
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