As Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia, civil war rages on next door in South Sudan. An estimated 2.2 million people have been driven from their homes as a result of the conflict, 600,000 of them to neighbouring countries, including the two Obama is visiting.
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Elections in Burundi are causing turmoil in the country. Rising violence and unrest is directly impacting the lives of thousands of people – we are preparing to help, whatever the outcome.
A second major earthquake struck Nepal yesterday causing significant damage to the already devastated country. Concern’s Crystal Wells reports first-hand on her experience of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Bhirkot, Dolakha district yesterday.
Mukankaka Seraphine and Ruilangwa Vianey have been married for almost 20 years. Their wedding was an attempt to start over after losing nearly all of their loved ones to genocide in Rwanda. This is the story of their remarkable relationship.
The people of Zambezia Province, Mozambique, have come to expect floods. But torrential rains this January rose to the highest level in 44 years. Havoc was wreaked throughout the province, as bridges, roads, homes and crops were engulfed by water.
Here are the stories of four Mozambicans whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by the recent floods.