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"The situation in Syria is nothing short of catastrophic," says the International Committee of the Red Cross, after a four-day visit to the country.
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.
Religious leaders have warned of mass suffering in Sudan’s so-called ‘Two Areas’, as bombardment intensifies and civilians become targets.
Sister Valentine and the Rev Mofid Karajaili have chosen to stay with residents of a Centre for the Elderly in Bab Sbaa, Syria, despite escalating violence.
The World Council of Churches' Executive Committee, meeting in Addis Ababa, have seen directly the impact of the regional humanitarian crisis.
Catholic bishops in Kenya told people to eat genetically modified foods to check starvation amidst a catastrophic drought in the Horn of Africa.
Christian and other relief agencies providing aid to millions of people facing drought in Somalia face security issues in the war-torn country.
Donations from the UK public to the emergency appeal for people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa have now exceeded £15 million.
Christian Aid has called on the Kenyan government to open a refugee camp that is currently standing empty to cope with the 1,400 new daily arrivals.
Escalating violence against civilians in Sudan’s disputed South Kordofan State is leading to major humanitarian catastrophe, say Sudanese churches.