There are fears that the humanitarian situation in Gaza is set to worsen after a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court, supported by church and other groups, failed to stop the government from stepping up its blockade of the territory.
As part of a global coalition of church bodies, Christian Aid is working with the UN to assess the needs of the people of East Africa's Great Lakes region after it was struck by a major earthquake leaving 39 people dead.
News that the director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies will receive a regional United Nations Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth Award 2008 has been welcomed by Christian Aid, which works with BCAS.
Christian Aid and other church groups say that the breach of the border between Gaza and Egypt demonstrates the desperation of a people held hostage to both a policy of collective punishment and an inadequate peace process.
The international development agency Christian Aid has applauded the new package of environmental measures announced by the UK’s largest biscuit manufacturer, cutting its carbon emissions and reduce its use of water and packaging.
UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is hosting a series of public events in several major English cities addressing the issue of unfair trade, African poverty and how they can be addressed by public and politicians.
Christian Aid is calling on the British Government to push for a comprehensive review of 'serious, damaging flaws' in trade agreements forced upon a number of developing countries in recent weeks by the European Union.
Extreme rainfall in Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe has caused severe flooding with devastating consequences - including food shortages to come as farmers’ crops are washed away, warn international church and development bodies.
UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has welcomed US President George Bush’s statement on the Middle East calling for ‘an end to the occupation that began in 1967’, referring to Israel and Palestinian lands.
Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.