“Faced with the suffering of refugees and forced migrants, we cannot remain indifferent,” said Latin American bishop and voice for social justice, Msgr. Álvaro Ramazzini. On the eve of presenting at the Human Rights Council 35th Session in Geneva on 15 June, the bishop has spoken out strongly about the refugee and forced migration crisis in Central America.
Caritas has been surveying child malnutrition across four states in Venezuela including the capital Caracas. The latest figures show that 11.4 percent of children under five are suffering either from moderate or severe acute malnutrition. #SOSVenezuela [ Bit.ly Link ] Please help: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Half the population of Somaliland is struggling to survive hunger that has swept across the whole of Somalia. Some 185,000 children could die of starvation if they don’t receive urgent medical attention within weeks. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Drought and civil conflict have led to food crises across East Africa. Parts of South Sudan are already experiencing famine. The humanitarian situation in Somalia is rapidly deteriorating. Read the latest: [ Bit.ly Link ]