NPA’s partner organizations are providing assistance to about 80 families who had to flee their houses due to flooding in the Gaza Valley.
In the middle of the night to February 22, Palestinian families living in the Al-Mughraqa area of the Gaza Strip were abruptly woken up when water from the Gaza Valley flooded into their houses and forced them to leave their homes.
(26 February 2015) – Six months have passed since a ceasefire on 26 August 2014 ended over seven weeks of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip. As UN agencies and international NGOs operating in Gaza, we are alarmed by the limited progress in rebuilding the lives of those affected and tackling the root causes of the conflict.
The Israeli-imposed blockade continues, the political process, along with the economy, are paralyzed, and living conditions have worsened.
Every year Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Zimbabwe and partners meet to reflect, learn, and review their collective work. This is a learning space to improve approaches to promote social justice, democratization and development for Zimbabwean women, men and youths. This year’s annual conference was co-hosted with NPA Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association (ZELA) and also marked NPA‘s celebration of its 75th anniversary as a solidarity organization.
NPA humanitarian Disarmament South Sudan has handed over three constructed ammunition stores to SPLA. The primary objective of the stores has been to mitigating the risk of unplanned explosions through the application of the principles contained in the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG). Prior to this the ammunition was badly stored and was under great risk of catching fire during the dry season.