Latest humanitarian News

Using innovation to deliver in Somalia despite COVID-19
Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF
New locust swarms threaten to increase hunger in parts of Africa already reeling from flooding & coronavirus crisis
Multicultural community leaders honoured
Children in India, Bangladesh survive Cyclone Amphan now increasingly vulnerable to COVID-19
Quest for Genuine Muslim Leadership
Oxfam responds to devastation in wake of Cyclone Amphan
Quick DFAT funding to Pacific vital, but remember – COVID is a global crisis
$206 million investment in upgrades at Ohakea Air Force Base
Defence prepares for arrival of US Marines
Stalled global ceasefire resolution must ‘get back on track
‘Crisis on top of crisis’ as India and Bangladesh brace for Cyclone Amphan – Oxfam
FAO needs $350 million to avert rising hunger as countries reel from COVID-19 pandemic’s impact
Green MP joins international call to cancel developing countries’ debt
New Zealand condemns shocking attacks on hospital and funeral in Afghanistan
First COVID-19 case in refugee camp sparks fears for child safety, child marriage
Funding boost for Defence
Aid spending boost in Budget 2020
Cash one of best ways to help Solomon Islanders after a disaster
Surveys assess impact of pandemic on conflict
Increasing COVID-19 testing capacity in Pacific
Worst fears as first case of COVID-19 is confirmed in north of Yemen
Rapid and massive increase in aid needed to save millions of lives amid COVID-19 crisis – Oxfam
Vaccine Funding Great News. But It Won’t Be Enough for World’s Most Vulnerable
COVID-19 could undo 30 years of poverty reduction progress – World Vision launches massive, 18-month-long response
WA midwife, Sara David, recognised on International Day of Midwife
Madeline Gleeson: A 2020 Young Woman to Watch in International Affairs
Coronavirus in Africa: A complex reality
International student support welcomed
ACT provides more support for temporary visa holders and international students
FAO welcomes Russian Federation’s $10 million donation to support fight Desert Locusts in East Africa
“COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time for vulnerable communities across
COVID-19 Watch hub focuses on refugees and other displaced people
Children’s needs systematically overlooked in response to Australian bushfires: submission 25 April
Drones trial to fly medical supplies to Isle of Wight to support COVID19 response
Singer urges support to protect world’s most marginalised during COVID-19
Children’s needs systematically overlooked in response to Australian bushfires: submission
2021 Kindergarten Central Registration period extended
Manchester academic leads coronavirus fight at city’s Nightingale Hospital
16 agencies express extreme concern after death of an aid worker transporting COVID-19 test samples
FAO urges at G20 meeting protection of food supply chains amid COVID-19 threat
Joint Statement on COVID-19 Impacts on Food Security and Nutrition
Oxfam launches appeal as coronavirus threatens lives and livelihoods of billions
Eminent historians to join ACUs’ Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
US FDA approval sought for clinical trial for potential COVID-19 treatment
New research centres
UNICEF and Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis
Deakin ‘virtually’ supporting humanitarian leaders across world