Tens of thousands of people have evacuated their homes as Typhoon Hagupit, locally know as Typhoon Ruby, approaches the Philippines.
Yesterday President Obama announced the US will send 3,000 military personnel to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus. Watch our video report on Liberia’s crippled health systems and why help is so desperately needed.
As reports of renewed violence in Gaza reach the UK, ActionAid along with other Disaster Emergency Committee agencies continues to find ways to provide whatever help we can. Yesterday I spoke with Yasser Juma’ Mahmood Toshtash, who is coordinating ActionAid's emergency response inside Gaza.
One year after the eight-storey Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Bangladesh, killing nearly 1,200 and injuring over two and half thousand workers, the issue of compensation still remains unclear.