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· September, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from September, 2011

Pakistan: Update On Flood Relief

Bangladesh: Does Anyone Care About The Urban Poor?

India: To Be Poor In India

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Book Review: ‘Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea’

North Korea: Google Earth Reveals Death Camps in Detail

China: “Dog Meat Festival” Cancelled

Pakistan: Neglected Millions of Sindh Floods

After the devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan the government took no practical steps to tackle the possibility of future floods. The consequence of this gross negligence is that floods are...

Mozambique: Sant'Egidio Community Fights Back Against HIV/AIDS

Lack of access to care for HIV positive people has been well documented on the African continent. Many initiatives strive to show that things could improve with collective effort, and...

Turkmenistan: Global Village or Village Behind the Globe?

Foreign presence in Turkmenistan is limited to a few diplomats and branch executives of a couple of large energy or construction companies. So the existence of Americans living and teaching...

Colombia: Controversy Over New Methodology to Calculate Poverty

CIVICUS: Reflections on the Power of Civil Society

For three days several civil society representatives met in Montreal for the CIVICUS World Assembly. The subjects were diverse: from civil movements, social equality, and the effects of new technologies,...

Russia: Connecting Neighbors, Saving Lives

The creators of a website that enabled Russians to help each other during wildfires in 2010 have now redesigned the site to enable citizens to assist each other in new...

Iran: Photos from a Candlelight Vigil for 9/11 Victims

Tanzania: Real-time Information on Zanzibar Boat Accident

Sri Lanka: Youth-Led Reconciliation

Brazil: Amazon Defender Under Threats Requests Protection

North Korea, Country in a Long Coma

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