· February, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from February, 2011

Ghana: Stop forced eviction in Accra

  11 February 2011

This week, WITNESS, and other land and housing rights organizations, signed a public statement demanding a stop to the planned forced eviction of thousands in Ghana’s capital city Accra. The signature campaign was organized at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Colombia: Twitterathon for School Children

  6 February 2011

February is back-to-school season in most of Colombia, and some Twitter users (who helped organize a “Twitterathon” last December to help the victims of the rainy season) joined to gather school supplies for 730 children [es] who study at Fundación Hogar San Mauricio [es] in Bogotá and Institución Educativa Luis...

Egypt: Remembering Egypt's Martyrs

  6 February 2011

Tribute is pouring from all around the world for those who have lost their lives in protests held across Egypt to call for an end of the Mubarak regime. Today is the Sunday of Martyrs, in what is the beginning of the Week of Steadfastness, and marks the 13th day of the Egyptian people's uprising.

Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian Charity Hope

  4 February 2011

Nicole Ndamiba blogs about Ivorian Hope Charity, which focuses its efforts in the rural villages in the western region of Cote d'Ivoire because it was the most devasted region during the initial civil war.