Mongu (January 24th, 2018) - People in Need (PIN), an NGO which, apart from its activities in the Czech Republic, provides humanitarian and development aid in 22 countries all over the world, has newly opened a permanent country programme in Zambia. The goal is to contribute to reducing malnutrition and increasing resilience of the inhabitants of the Western Province. Zambia is one of the world´s poorest countries, with one of the biggest gaps between the poor and the rich. The most vulnerable are the people living in remote rural areas, particularly women and children.
The Government of Iraq’s Joint Coordination and Monitoring Centre (JCMC), in partnership with the international community, is establishing Community Resource Centres (CRCs) to provide services at the community level in areas receiving large numbers of returning internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Rangún, Burma and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – 5/4/2018
The survey of 20 market centers along the contact line in Luhansk and Northern Donetsk oblast GCA provides a comprehensive picture of the markets in the area. Below are the main finding of the market monitoring survey, for summer season 2017:
Today marks 2,557 days since the start of the war in Syria. People in Need works to ease the suffering of tens of thousands of people in Syria every month.
The charitable fundraiser called Let´s Help the Library! is a joint project of the library of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University and the organization People in Need. The fundraiser completed on January 31, 2018. 500,000 CZK has been collected for the restoration of the Central Library of Mosul University. “On behalf of the University of Mosul I would like to thank all my colleagues and all those who helped with and contributed to the fundraiser.
PIN conducted a multi-sectoral assessment in Western Province of Zambia in August 2017 in order to inform future programming. The methodology included a desk review of literature, key informant interviews and focus group discussions with all female, all male and mixed groups. Key findings and recommendations are as follows:
1.1 Dietary Diversity, IYCF and Community Management of Acute Malnutrition
Asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection in V4 countries
We, the 61 undersigned National and International Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), members of Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief and Development (ACBAR), condemn in the strongest terms the atrocious attack on NGO offices in Jalalabad (Nangarhar) on Wednesday 24 January. It has been reported that there is a loss of at least 7 lives, more than 31 people injured, including five children. We would like to pass our condolences to the families of the victims of this atrocious attack.
This report presents primary data collected during the month of October 2017 and is further enriched by available secondary data on the humanitarian situation in affected areas of Mindanao in southern Philippines following the conflict in Marawi City.
Berlin 22nd November 2017 – International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to commit to tangible improvements to the situation in eastern Ukraine.
Berlín, 22 de noviembre de 2017.- Las agencias humanitarias internacionales y locales que trabajan en Ucrania han unido sus fuerzas hoy en Berlín para llamar la atención sobre la olvidada crisis humanitaria en el este del país.
With sadness in our hearts, we confirm that one of our Syrian colleagues, Hamdo Mohammed Saeed Alshoun, was killed in an airstrike in West Aleppo countryside on November 13. Three airstrikes hit a market in Atareb town killing over 50 people.
Hamdo Mohammed (31) has been working with People in Need since March 2017 as a guard for PIN’s Aleppo office. He will be fondly remembered as a valuable member of our team and will be deeply missed by his colleagues and friends.
A long drought in the Horn of Africa is threatening the lives of 17 million people. They don’t have water and wait in vain for harvest. In this large humanitarian catastrophe, Czechs are helping pastoral tribes in the south of Ethiopia.
"This bridge was demolished by the fighters of Daesh in order to complicate the conquest of Mosul by coalition forces," says the driver when we cross the temporary bridge over the Great Zab. Near by there are flapping, sad, dusty flags of the camp for internally displaced people, where one can find the people who escaped the cruelty of the ISIL or the struggle between radicals and coalition forces. We are traveling from Erbil to Mosul.
Solar Powered Water Supply System Improve Life of Afghan Marginalized Communities
It's been a 6 months since Ma Hnin Si*, 15, was abandoned by her father at step-mother at a border town near the China-Myanmar border placing her at risk of falling prey to sexual exploitation and trafficking. Crouched on the floor at a Community Child Protection meeting in the Shan state, Ma Hnin Si’s grandmother tells the story. “I travelled nearly 300 miles to collect my granddaughter from an area which is well known for the exploitation of young women and the trafficking of and women and girls into South-West China,” she remembers.