Finally justice for the 96

The following article was taken from the The Crown Prosecution Service website. The article can be read in full at the following link: Hillsborough Charging Decisions The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today (28 June) announced its charging decisions in relation to the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath. Sue Hemming, Head of the CPS Special … Read more

Commission allocates €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria in the wake of natural disasters

Today the Commission decided to grant aid worth €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria following natural disasters that occurred in the winter of 2015. Greece suffered from wide-spread flooding affecting five of its regions, while considerable damage was caused in Bulgaria due to severe winter conditions. The aid which consists of €9.9 … Read more

Nepal should grab opportunity to rebuild stronger, says Oxfam

The international community must support the Nepalese government to grasp a golden opportunity to rebuild the country and make it more resilient to future disasters, Oxfam and local organisations said today ahead of a donors’ conference tomorrow. Two months on from the first massive earthquake, people still need humanitarian aid, but the focus must also … Read more

British aid provides shelter for over 65,000 Nepalese people

Vital shelter kits will help thousands of people who lost their homes following the Nepal earthquake. Britain has already provided much-needed emergency shelter to more than 65,000 displaced people across Nepal and more shelter kits are being delivered in the coming days, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. The majority of the shelter kits … Read more

Donate only to registered charities responding to Nepal earthquake

Regulator issues alert in wake of disaster. The Charity Commission is encouraging people wishing to help those affected by the earthquake disaster in Nepal to donate only to established registered charities. It says charities such as the members of the Disasters Emergency Committee, which has launched a dedicated appeal in response to the earthquake, are experienced in … Read more

Extra humanitarian experts deployed to help Vanuatu

UK funding confirmed for Red Cross Emergency Appeal. Britain will contribute £500,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross Emergency Appeal to help thousands of people affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam and deploy three additional humanitarian experts to the region, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. The funding for the Red Cross appeal is the … Read more