Aid Agencies

Hurray for World Vision! Round One to the World's Impoverished Children - Or Not?

Terry Ally | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK
Terry Ally

After fighting hard, being the trailblazer for Christian organisations rights to hire and fire on faith basis and opposing USAID's attempt - just two years ago - to "strongly encourage" faith-based contractors to stop discriminating against LGBT people in order to receive federal funding, one wonders what went wrong in the World Vision board room.

India Is Set To Be Declared Polio Free From Today (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Outside her village home, while her mother embroidered a striking pink sari, India's last polio victim looked shyly at the cameras capturing her playi...

Cyclone Phailin Hits India's East Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

With winds of 200mph expected to devastate the Bay of Bengal, an area the size of France, aid agencies are desperately trying to get almost half a mil...

G8: Developing Countries Can't Eat Promises

Esther Williams | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK
Esther Williams

Ahead of this year's G8 summit taking place in Northern Ireland, once again, poverty campaigners have been urging world leaders to tackle issues like aid, tax evasion and land grabbing. I sincerely hope their calls for justice are heard.

Aid Workers Face Rising Tide of Emergencies and Hostilities

Davinder Kumar | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK
Davinder Kumar

Imagine walking into a minefield before realising you are in deep trouble and help is hours away. Picture yourself in the middle of a crowd that is fast turning into a mob. Visualise your colleague has been shot at by rebels and has a life-threatening bleeding wound.