Don't miss the Soldier and the Surgeon, broadcast on SBS tonight at 8.30pm and witness how Australian Red Cross ambassador Dr Munjed Al Muderis changed the life of a double-amputee British soldier with his pioneering work.
"In a world of plenty we're all diminished if children are allowed to starve to death, no matter where they live." The Sydney Morning Herald Journalist Matt Wade has just been to East Africa with Red Cross and he says now is the time for everyone to help. [ Rcau.org Link ]
Young people in Alice Springs are done with being stereotyped as troublemakers. So they’re reshaping their community spaces, starting with a dozen graffitied barrels that bring colour to the town centre. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Imagine half of Australia's population on the brink of starvation - that's what's happening across East Africa where more than 11.7 million people are running out of food and water. Learn more in The Sydney Morning Herald coverage of this humanitarian crisis: [ Rcau.org Link ]
"I've worked on quite a lot of humanitarian crises over the past few years and unfortunately this is one of the worst I've seen." About 6.2 million Somalis – half the country's population – are facing starvation and malnutrition.