Ten thousand are reported dead and more than half a million people displaced as a result of ongoing violence in South Sudan, with leading aid groups calling for assistance to meet the growing needs of those displaced into neighbouring countries.
Twenty-seven years of civil unrest characterised by violence and continued poverty tore East Timor apart. The result? Thousands have experienced, and continue to experience, hardships most of us struggle to fathom.
The residents of Lalana village—an artificial island in Langalanga lagoon, Malaita province, will for the first time in the Islands history have fresh water after the installation of ten concrete water tanks.