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All the information on humanitarian crises in southern and eastern Africa on one page

By Madeleine Wackernagel

The region of southern and eastern Africa is experiencing its worst drought in decades, courtesy of the El Niño phenomenon, affecting 40 million people across 25 countries. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) in June 2016 launched an appeal for $2.4 billion to provide immediate assistance to 23 million people classified as extremely food-insecure; in the Horn of Africa, an estimated...

Are you looking for flood, drought, earthquake or storm information?

By Andrew Kobylinski

** PLEASE NOTE some topic pages are not maintained anymore. See recent topic pages

A couple of months ago we set up a labs project that created Topics pages for disaster types (e.g. floods, storms, etc). We presented users with a prototype ‘Floods’ page and sought feedback on the content, design, layout and functionality. After receiving a great response from users and taking on board some of your...

Topics pages evolve to include disaster types

By Andrew Kobylinski

** PLEASE NOTE some topic pages are not maintained anymore. See recent topic pages

Last month we launched the beta version of our new topics pages as mentioned in our previous blog post. We've had a great response from the Reliefweb user community and are pleased to learn that the content service based around thematic topics is both useful and relevant to your information needs. We would like to...