Latest humanitarian News

UNSCR 2730 is an urgent and timely reminder of parties’ obligations to respect and protect humanitarian personnel
Growing human rights crisis in Rakhine state: Myanmar
SydWest recognises selfless volunteers during Volunteer Week
UN expert calls for probe of allegations of torture and mistreatment against Palestinian detainees: Israel
Coalition’s plan for 160,000 NOM a step in the right direction
Urgent international action crucial to save lives of thousands of Rohingya in Rakhine State says UN expert: Myanmar
Curtin Protest Update: Curtin University
Aotearoa must follow in the footsteps of countries recognising Palestinian statehood
UN expert urges State cooperation for execution of arrest warrant against ex-president François Bozize Yangouvonda: Central African Republic
Exercise Aurora shines light on importance of preparedness
PNG learning journey follows the river
Treaties Committee to examine defence cooperation agreement with Fiji
Boeing Donates $200,000 to Support Flood Recovery and Relief Efforts in Brazil
UN experts: Relief agency UNRWA targeted politically over partiality claims, funding must resume
UN Human Rights Chief horrified by escalating violence in El-Fasher: Sudan
UN expert says unilateral sanctions must not be used as foreign policy tool and means of economic coercion: China
GAZA: Families fleeing Rafah say they are being ‘killed slowly’ as forced to move again
Ukraine: As fighting intensifies around Kharkiv, ICRC increases support for displaced people
Grattan on Friday: Peter Dutton’s alternative – lower migration, more homes, and a populist swipe at billionaires
Billions for US and UK nuclear submarines, budget cuts for people seeking asylum
International aid continues to be one of the biggest losers in the Federal Budget with little response to growing gender inequality and…
Federal Budget delivers some comfort for families fleeing Gaza crisis
Australian federal budget falls flat in tackling inequality: Oxfam
Gaza: Critical aid supplies to keep children alive blocked as Israel takes over final land crossing – Save the Children
UN General Assembly – Tenth Emergency Special Session: Illegal Israeli Actions In Occupied East Jerusalem and the Rest of the Occupied Palestinian…
UN General Assembly Emergency Special Session Explanation of Vote
Comment by UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk on Gaza crossings
New Zealand supports UN Palestine resolution
Israel’s Rafah invasion must stop now, say UN experts
Response To High Court Decision Re ASF17
UN expert urges more steps to promote inclusive governance, human rights and accountability: Somalia
ACFID statement on United Nations General assembly vote on Friday 10th May: Granting United Nations Member status to Palestine
Rafah residents call on the world to act
Shaping Better Way Forward
Gaza: ICRC calls for protection of civilians while hoping for an agreement amidst evacuations, military operations and negotiations
Security Leaders’ Warnings Demand Proactive Response
WHO Results Report 2023 shows notable health achievements and calls for concerted drive toward Sustainable Development Goals
Gaza: Military offensive on Rafah a ‘cruel and heart-breaking blow’
Ceasefire agreement needed now: Peters
Intensified military operations will bring increased death and despair for Rafah’s 700,000 women and girls
Oxfam Reaction To Rafah Evacuation Order
UN experts: Onslaught of violence against women and children in Gaza unacceptable
Maternal health: Nearly one in five children born in 2024 will enter the world without medical care, putting them and mothers at risk
Rafah incursion would substantially increase mortality and morbidity and further weaken an already broken health system
Sudan: Two ICRC drivers killed by gunmen
Wyndham’s Young Person Of Month – May
Labor candidates offer Tasmanians a positive Legislative Council choice 02 May 2024