Prague, Kuito (23 October 2013) – More than 560 local volunteers of People in Need have been helping to fight child malnutrition in Angola for the last year. In Bié province, which was devastated by the civil war and where every sixth child is suffering from lack of food, trained volunteers have examined 230,000 children and over 32,000 of them have been treated for malnutrition as a result of People in Need's effort. Now, 96 % of children are cured thanks to special therapeutic nutrition.
Prague, Aleppo, Idlib (12 September 2013) - The ongoing conflict in Syria is rapidly aggravating the humanitarian situation in the country. Fighting, rapid increase of food prices as well as the collapse of fundamental services have forced over six million people, i.e. one in three people in Syria, to leave their homes. Despite the complex security situation, the People in Need teams in Aleppo and Idlib are carrying on with their work, having helped 300 thousand people in need so far.
Prague, Idlib (12th March 2013) – The conflict between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the opposition forces has been raging on for two years now and has gradually become the worst humanitarian disaster of today.
Irene Danysh worked for People in Need in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As a Head of Programmes she was also responsible for health programmes in the province of South Kivu. "The biggest challenge in healthcare is getting the government to take up its share of responsibility," she mentioned in the interview and adds that strict protocols holding health personnel responsible for their work have been implemented by PIN team.
What are the main problems the Congolese people face every day in Kitutu?