Humanitarian Coalition News Releases

News Releases

Announcements and information about the work of our members and partners.

The Humanitarian Coalition, working through three member agencies and with the support of the Government of Canada, is responding to the needs of survivors of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.

March 23, 2019

On January 27, a powerful tornado ripped through Havana Cuba for the first time in the city’s history, damaging basic infrastructure and destroying homes in five of the city’s municipalities. The Humanitarian Coalition, working through Oxfam Canada and with support from the Canadian government, is responding to the needs of residents in the hardest hit neighbourhoods.

March 4, 2019

HC members responded to the Rohingya Crisis by providing assistance to refugees in Cox’s Bazar and in communities on both sides of the border.

August 24, 2018

Canada is providing clean water and sanitation support to residents in Somaliland after an entire year’s worth of rain fell in just one day.

June 14, 2018

More than 165,000 people in Ethiopia are dealing with extensive flash flooding

May 7, 2018

The flooding and high winds damaged more than 1,500 homes and destroyed large tracks of farmland and crops.

April 25, 2018

Earthquake survivors in Papua New Guinea are receiving life-saving aid from Canada.

March 26, 2018

The category 4 storm, the strongest storm to hit Tonga in 60 years, affected approximately 70% of the population.

March 5, 2018

This week's federal budget, with an additional $2 billion over five

March 1, 2018

Every day, for a month, 370 people, 80% of them women and children, were crossing the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda

February 1, 2018