Latest stories: Humanitarian Situation

South Sudanese refugee children carry water through Bidi Bidi camp in Uganda. / Tommy Trenchard/ Trocaire

Humanitarian Situation in South Sudan “likely to worsen in 2021”: Catholic Aid Agency

The humanitarian situation of the people of the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, is likely to worsen in 2021, the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trocaire, has said.

Map Showing Ethiopia's Tigray region. /

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region in “dire humanitarian situation”: Bishop in Ethiopia

The people of God in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region are experiencing “a dire humanitarian situation”, a Bishop in the Horn of Africa nation has expressed in a letter availed to ACI Africa.

Some of the 1.2 million people displaced by violence in Ituri, northeastern DRC. / Malteser International

Violence in DR Congo Worsening Humanitarian Situation, Catholic Relief Agency Cautions

The reported increase in violence in the Province of Ituri of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is worsening an already dire humanitarian situation in the region, which is covered by the Catholic Diocese of Bunia, an official of Malteser International (MI) has cautioned.