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The most violent winter storm for two decades swept across conflict-affected areas of the Middle East last week.
On the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, the development progress made in the country is at risk of being overshadowed.
Faith and civic aid and development agencies in the USA have welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s “Initiative for the Elimination of Cholera in Haiti”.
A group of 38 development agencies has urged world leaders to take swift action to enforce a ceasefire in Gaza as death and destruction increases.
Families in the Gaza Strip who are used to living in very difficult conditions are now running out of food and water, say aid agencies.
More than 6,000 Indian villagers have been forced from their homes and a number killed by Cyclone Thane, Christian Aid reports today.
UK based global development agency Christian Aid is offering people a "thought provoking, chocolate-free countdown to the Christmas celebrations."
After grenade attacks on a church in northern Kenya blamed on Islamic extremists, religious leaders say they are redoubling inter-faith peace efforts.
Religious bodies have boosted efforts to provide families fleeing famine and drought in the Horn of Africa with vitally needed anti-malaria provisions.
Faith leaders in Uganda are celebrating ten years of successful inter-faith service to a nation rebounding from civil war and economic catastrophe.