An independent evaluation of UK-based international development agency Christian Aid’s tsunami programme, which was published last week, has praised its strong and committed response, especially in building new homes.
The HQ of the Archbishop of Canterbury has described a headline in the Times newspaper as “completely misleading” in suggesting a report had declared the Bishop of Southwark drunk in a 2006 Christmas Party incident.
Governments, aid agencies and humanitarian actors must spend twice as much on disaster preparedness activities that could save millions of lives, according to Robert Tickner, CEO of Australian Red Cross.
Richard Dawkins is right to attack facile God-talk, says Simon Barrow. Misidentifying the divine as a 'thing' attached to or manipulative of the world is disastrously to misunderstand who and what God might be.
As Methodist Relief and Development Fund's (MRDF) appeal to aid the victims of the Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami reacthes more than £155,000, the fund is also emphasising its long-term commitment to poverty elsewhere in the world.