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14 Aug 2016 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe is continuing to distribute food

Bonn/Berlin, 12.8.2016. Half of the population of South Sudan is dependent on humanitarian assistance for survival. Although there is no longer fighting in the capital Juba, many people are fearful of leaving the refugee camps. There is an outbreak of cholera in Juba itself, and the start of the rainy season means that many parts of the country can only be reached from the air.

09 Jun 2011 description
report Welthungerhilfe

(9.6.2011) The United Nations Security Council should ensure that the UN mission in Congo (MONUSCO) has adequate and appropriate resources to protect civilians from attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and to avert election-related violence, a coalition of 47 international and Congolese organizations said today. The coalition said the UN mission, in its current form, is insufficiently prepared to respond to many challenges posed by ongoing violence from various groups, including in the eastern Kivu provinces, and upcoming presidential elections.

19 Mar 2008 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Bonn, 19.03.2008. Welthungerhilfe is calling for greater measures to improve sanitation and hygiene facilities in international development projects as well as emergency aid.

19 Sep 2007 description
report Welthungerhilfe

Bonn, 19.9.2007. Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action) is releasing 100,000 euros to provide relief for around 40,000 flood victims in northern Uganda. They will receive blankets, tarpaulin, mosquito nets and household utensils. "It already started raining in July and that was the dry season," reports Kurt Lange, Welthungerhilfe's Regional Director. "Since then the rain hasn't stopped. Three rivers have burst their banks. Entire villages have been flooded.