Trócaire set to help 16,000 people in Ituri province thanks to $5.3 million of funding from Sida
Trócaire is delighted to announce that the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will finance a Trócaire project to reach 16,000 people in the territories of Mambassa and Djugu.
The project, benefitting 11,200 women and 4,800 men, was agreed with SIDA in recent months. It will be implemented by seven Congolese NGOs - operating as partners of Trócaire - with funding of $5,328,621USD (46,679,054SEK) over four years.
Communities in Guatemala are affected by Climate Change, drought and hunger.
In a country where violence, corruption and discrimination towards indigenous people is common, people are trying to survive in any way they can.
In the last decade, climate change has been a major cause of drought in Guatemala and other Central American countries. The increase of extreme weather events has made the situation even more difficult for indigenous communities in the country. Particularly in an area called the ‘Dry Corridor’.
Letter of concern regarding implementation of the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law (2012) as Amended by The Law Amending the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law (2018)
16th November, 2018
1) Chairman, National Land Use Council, Nay Pyi Taw.
2) Chairman, VFV Land Management Central Committee, Nay Pyi Taw.
Monsoon rains can be devastating, particularly in the overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh where nearly 1 million Rohingya live in makeshift shelters.
It is over a year now since the conflict in Myanmar caused a huge exodus of Rohingya people, creating one of the world's largest refugee crises. Almost 1 million Rohingya have fled for their lives to a small strip of land on neighbouring Bangladesh’s south-east coast.
By Ciaran Gallagher
The UN has warned that Yemen is facing potentially “the worst famine in the world in 100 years”.
More than five million people are at immediate risk of starvation with the UN estimating that an additional 8 million are at risk in the short to medium term.
Lise Grande of the UN this week said: “We predict that we could be looking at 12 to 13 million innocent civilians who are at risk of dying from the lack of food.”
End the war
Trócaire works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities in over 20 developing countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to bring about lasting change. Trócaire envisages a just and peaceful world where; people’s dignity is ensured and rights are respected; basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably; people have control over their own lives; those in power act for the common good.