UK outlines new humanitarian support and urges international community to save lives before it’s too late

Priti Patel announces new packages of UK aid for South Sudan and Somalia and calls on others to step up as well. The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has today announced new packages of life-saving UK aid for South Sudan and Somalia and issued a call to action to the international community to step up … Read more

South Sudan: EU releases €40 million as humanitarian situation worsens

The European Commission has released €40 million in emergency humanitarian assistance to South Sudan. The European Commission has today announced €40 million in emergency humanitarian assistance for people affected by the crisis in South Sudan, bringing the total support from the Commission to €103 million for 2016. The funding comes as the humanitarian situation worsens … Read more

PM pledges UK troops to support stability in Somalia and South Sudan

David Cameron announces plan for troops from the UK to take part in peacekeeping operations as part of UN support for African Union force. The Prime Minister will announce plans for the UK to contribute troops to peacekeeping operations in Somalia and South Sudan at a UN event in New York today. The UK’s contribution … Read more