Development organisations are distributing emergency food aid, bottled water and hygiene kits to thousands of Honduran families who have been forced to flee their homes after nearly three weeks of torrential rain.
The UK-based development agency Christian Aid has launched an emergency appeal in response to the devastating floods in Bihar, India. More than 2.5 million people have been affected and it's feared that thousands have died.
The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid will be using this year’s Royal Show, from 3-6 July 20088 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, to highlight the plight of farmers on the frontline of climate change.
The Methodist Church and its development affiliate in Britain have confirmed the initial financial aid they are sending to Kenya to support victims of the post-election conflict. They are also appealing for further contributions.
The UK-based churches' international development agency Christian Aid has launched a new website - which it hopes will resource the struggle for global justice and engage more people with its work and that of its partners.
Governments must act immediately to reduce the effect of disasters particularly in poor countries before climate change dramatically increases the number of floods, droughts and windstorms, says Christian Aid.