Stories about Humanitarian Response from July, 2015
As Typhoon Season Approaches, Families Displaced Last Year Still Await Permanent Shelter in the Philippines
"To lose my children is hard enough. All I wish now is that the government takes care of the shelter so I can start over again."
Donations Surge for New Crowdfunding Campaign After ‘Greek Bailout’ Falls Short
The 1.9 million euros donated to Greek Bailout Fund on Indiagogo will be refunded because it didn't reach its target. But the campaign's creator isn't done trying to help Greeks.
Teenagers in Myanmar Are Organizing a Humanitarian Visit to Help 120,000 Residents Displaced by War
"When we heard that there were 120,000 people living as refugees, fighting for mere survival and living on less than 2 cents per day, we had to act."
Every Year, 100,000 People in India Suffer From Tuberculosis and HIV
"India has been able to eradicate polio with its mission modedness. Why cant such urgency be brought to anti-TB/HIV program? #tickingTimeBomb"
In Deadly Heatwave, Karachi's Citizens Adopt Neglected Government Hospitals to Save Lives
Many of Karachi's 65,000 heatwave victims ended up in the city's poorly run government hospitals. Several organizations and individuals have stepped up to better the situation.
As Karachi Succumbs to a Record-Breaking Heatwave, Social Media to the Rescue
As a heatwave grips parts of Pakistan, dilapidated government hospitals struggle to cope with the influx of heatstroke patients. A tweet from Faisal Kapadia helps ease the situation in Karachi.