Blog posts about Emergency Response
Helping Rohingya children get their childhoods backAbout half a million children are living in refugee camps in Bangladesh. We're working together to help them.
After Ebola. Sierra Leone’s abandoned treatment centres
The abandoned Ebola Treatment Centre at Makeni was one of a handful of centres in Sierra Leone built to contain and treat the deadly Ebola disease. Now it's a skeleton site left to ruin, containing nothing but discarded rubbish and echoes of the plague it was built to fight.
Making maps that save lives: Arnoud Keizer in the Philippines
In November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan tore a path of destruction through the Philippines affecting over 14 million people. Volunteer Arnoud Keizer has spent nine months supporting national efforts to use science and technology to prepare for and prevent future devastation.
What comes after an earthquake
Surviving a natural disaster was not what Jessica Stanford, 34, expected when she began her volunteer placement as a business development adviser in 2014. Instead, she found her calling coordinating humanitarian effort in the wake of Nepal's worst earthquake in 80 years.
Rebuild Nepal: The difference you've made
How the donations of thousands of supporters of our Nepal Appeal are helping rebuild the country.
What next for Sierra Leone?
Throughout the Ebola outbreak, people wary of health centres stopped accessing the services on offer with tragic consequences – including a 30% increase in maternal deaths and a 24% increase in newborn deaths.
Helping rebuild the Nepalese education system
Following the recent earthquakes, volunteer Daphne decided to stay in Nepal and continue her important work.
How you helped Sierra Leone’s people face the fear of Ebola
Thanks to our strong partnership with the Ministry, and an emergency appeal that to date has raised over £200,000, we have been able to continue vital work throughout the outbreak, helping as many mothers-to-be as possible to have their babies safely in the midst of the crisis.