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Cyclone Phailin has left more than one million people homeless, causing destruction on the scale of Hurricane Katrina, says Christian Aid.
‘A place at the table’ is an initiative of the Church of Scotland, aiming to raise funds to help those affected by the crisis in Syria.
Last week the UK parliament voted against military action in Syria; in the USA, congress is getting ready to vote on the same question.
Following the UK parliamentary vote against military intervention in Syria, an MP has called for a redoubling of humanitarian support.
Torrential monsoon rains and flash floods have claimed at least 80 lives and displaced more than 80,000 people in Pakistan in recent days.
Christian Aid has sent funds to assist communities affected by the heavy rain and severe flooding which has devastated south east Burma.
Despite intermittent peace talks in neighbouring Uganda, the conflict between the DRC national army and rebels continues on the ground in eastern DRC.
Christian Aid fears acute hunger will hit communities devastated by floods in Uttarakhand, northern India.
The Greek Orthodox Church has delivered around 75,000 humanitarian aid kits to an estimated 280,045 individuals in Syria amidst its on-going conflict.
The United Nations has warned that the ongoing conflict in Syria, will lead to a sharp spike in the number of people needing urgent aid.