Vital imports of essential commodities have been severely restricted at Nepal’s southern border due to unrest over the country's new constitution. Children still recovering from major earthquakes could be the worst hit.
Christian Aid is deeply concerned at the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in Western Equatoria, in which one of its long-term partners, MRDA, has been attacked.
The air-strike which reportedly hit al-Khafseh water treatment plant in the northern city of Aleppo last Thursday is a particularly alarming example of violation of the rules of war.
Aid workers plan to take advantage of a lull in fighting in Shan State to assess the needs of thousands of people displaced by clashes between the military and an ethnic armed group that began eight weeks ago.