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· October, 2013

Stories about Humanitarian Response from October, 2013

Overwhelmed by Syrian Refugees, Bulgaria Seeks EU Aid

  23 October 2013

Bulgaria, as the closest EU country to Syria, is seeing more than its fair share of the average 5,000 refugees that are fleeing Syria every day. Unprepared and inexperienced in dealing with this influx of refugees seeking shelter, food and protection, Bulgaria has requested assistance and financial aid from the...

Walk in a Homeless Person's Shoes via Twitter

  21 October 2013

October 17 was the international Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Four groups, the Abbé Pierre Foundation, France Inter, Génération réactive et la Fondation Agir contre l'exclusion de Seine-Saint-Denis decided to give four homeless persons a platform on twitter to narrate their everyday lives. They live in different cities of France:...

Conserving South Asian River Dolphin in Bangladesh

  9 October 2013

Manish Datta, an EDGE fellow, is working to save the South Asian river dolphins in Bangladesh from a number of threats. In a blog he explains that a huge portion of the coastal people don’t even know that this is a species of dolphin and consume or kill them as...

Helping Balochistan Earthquake Victims

  3 October 2013

More than 300,000 people have been affected in the recent earthquake in six districts of the Balochistan province in Pakistan. Kashif Aziz at Chowrangi provides some info on how to help the Balochistan Earthquake victims.

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