Al Zaatari  camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq. Jordan’s King Abdullah said  his people could not accept any more refugees. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

International aid organisations are on Thursday set to present to a London summit, entitled Supporting Syria and the Region, a new strategy for dealin(...)

Yacoub El Hillo, UN Resident and Humanitarian Co-ordinator  for the Syrian Arab Republic, informs the media on the humanitarian situation of Syria. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

The situation in Syria is deteriorating rapidly and poses a threat to the peace and security of the region and the world, United Nations humanitarian(...)

Children help to carry pails of drinking water as they walk past a graffiti calling for help after Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban city in central Philippines. Photograph:  Romeo Ranoco/Reuters.

The death toll from the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines is closer to 2,000 or 2,500, not the previously reported figure of 10,000, President (...)

The bodies of 92 migrants were found in the Sahara desert in Niger yesterday. File photograph: Holger Reineccius/Wikipedia

The bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down attempting to cross the (...)