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September 2nd, 2020

The Importance of Hope in Crisis

  This month, HART’s focus is on, “Hope in Crisis.” The concept of hope plays an important role in our work across the world and inspires everything we do. As many of our partners continue to tackle some of the most difficult challenges facing humanity today, a key motivation is hope....

August 17th, 2020

Letter Sent to Prime Minister Boris Johnson Regarding The Urgent Humanitarian Situation in Syria 17/08/2020

  Baroness Cox, alongside 19 co-signatories, has today written to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, regarding the current humanitarian situation in Syria and the continued imposition of blanket economic sanctions on the Government of Syria which disproportionately harm the Syrian people....

August 14th, 2020

Long Read: The Story of Maaloula

HART partners with the Syriac Orthodox St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) http://www.epdc-syria.org/index.php, in a project in Maaloula, that seeks to empower local women to preserve fruit and vegetables both to provide food for their families and for income generation....

May 5th, 2020

Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) and COVID-19

  In light of the global pandemic, the Government of Armenia initially declared a state of emergency from 16th March to 14th April. This has since been extended to 14th May. On 24th March, the Government of Armenia announced a nationwide lockdown, limiting free movement in country for an initial 7-day period in order to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)....

January 23rd, 2020

Threat to aid workers in Nigeria remains serious

On 18th January, an entire section of a humanitarian facility in Ngala town, was burned down. Ngala is around 124 km away from Borno state’s capital Maiduguri. It is reported that all humanitarian staff in the facility are safe, however, a few of the vehicles used by the humanitarians to deliver aid had also been burnt....

January 8th, 2020

Queen’s Speech Debate 07/01/2019: Baroness Cox Question on Nigeria

Debate Question: Baroness Cox

My Lords, Her Majesty’s gracious Speech affirmed the UK’s commitment to “work closely with international partners to help solve the most complex international security issues and promote peace and security globally.”...

October 3rd, 2018

Country Briefings – June to August 2018

We know it can be hard to keep up with the international news, especially when it comes to the countries where our partners are based. Their situations are usually left out of the mainstream media because governments restricting access to certain areas mean journalists are unable to report, keeping devastating conditions hidden....

May 31st, 2018

Baroness Cox receives answers to her written questions on Syria

Baroness Cox (crossbench) posed questions to the UK Government about armed conflict and overseas aid in Syria. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), Lord Bates (Conservative) and Earl Howe (Conservative) responded.   Question 1: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 24 April (HL6880), which armed opposition groups they are supporting in Syria....

May 31st, 2018

Durable solutions to Sudan’s IDP camps? Shut them down says Al-Bashir

For the last few years Sudan’s President al-Bashir has maintained every intention to shut down Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps throughout the Darfur region. Growing in number and size, the camps house 2.7 million displaced people who have sought refuge from conflict in Sudan as well as from neighbouring countries since 2003....

May 18th, 2018

Humanitarian Update from SKBN Coordination Unit

The text below is a summary of the report by the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit, which can be downloaded below. HART’s recent appeal for the 9000 displaced in Wadaka is recognised by the SKBN CU for  emergency food distribution to almost 6 villages....
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