Humanitarian Aid

James Knable helps to unpack copies of the President's FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Kevin Clarke February 13, 2018
To the consternation of humanitarian, health and civic activists, the budget proposal includes deep cuts or restructuring of international aid and social service programs.
Meghan J. Clark February 13, 2018
The president’s apparent lack of knowledge about the U.S. immigration system and the complexities of Africa is especially concerning to anti-poverty volunteers.
Members of the Hispanic Federation participate in a Unity March in November 2017 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to highlight the ongoing humanitarian and natural disaster crisis in Puerto Rico. (CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters)
J.D. Long-García February 12, 2018
Some of the poorest parts of the island remain cut off from the transportation and energy infrastructure.
Archbishop Antonio Lopez Castillo of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, celebrates Mass on Jan. 28 at Santa Rosa Church in Barquisimeto. (CNS photo/Cody Weddle)
During his comments to the pro-government National Constituent Assembly Jan. 15, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro also ordered the attorney general to investigate the bishops for hate crimes.
Homeless in Toronto, 2016. iStock photo
Dean Dettloff January 24, 2018
Word of homeless people being turned away from shelters during the cold snap did reach Toronto’s ombudsman office, and an investigation into shelter space and access to it has been initiated.
Wyatt Massey January 12, 2018
An assessment of a country’s living conditions says nothing about the people who live in those conditions.