Tag Archive for humanitarian aid

Gaza is experiencing a humanitarian emergency

Lord Hylton

Please act on this appeal from an impartial humane source.  Remind your MPs and MEPs:  The situation in Gaza has reached its lowest ebb outside of periods of military attack and should now be considered a humanitarian emergency. Over the past 10 years, Gaza has suffered a decline of living standards since Israel imposed a…

‘Pointless’ or just not enough of a priority?

Lord McConnell

If the TV show Pointless asked contestants to name countries with UN peacekeeping missions then the Central African Republic would almost certainly be a ‘pointless’ answer: one that no-one was able to guess. Yet, in this country with a population smaller than Scotland (4.6 million) thousands were murdered, raped and mutilated at the end of…