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Recipe for peace: Mandazi (KENYA)
Human Rights

Recipe for peace: Mandazi (KENYA)

As part of our Recipes for Peace series, each week we feature an inspiring dish to celebrate the varied – and tasty – ways in which food can play a role in building peace.  This week’s recipe was contributed by Masterchef ‘s quarter-finalist Emily Amuke, ahead of our ‘Peace blooms’…

EU Children of Peace
Human Rights

EU Children of Peace

Children account for half of the victims of conflicts across the world and are among the most vulnerable victim groups, often hardest hit by conflicts. When the EU received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2012, it therefore decided to use the prize money to create a lasting legacy in the form…

Horn of Africa

What are the needs? The Horn of Africa is a peninsula in East Africa encompassing Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Kenya and Somalia. In recent years, the region has become prone to more intense, frequent and recurrent droughts. Prolonged droughts caused failed harvests, high levels of livestock deaths and increased food and…

Democratic Republic of Congo

What are the needs? The humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the world’s most complex and protracted emergencies. Recurrent outbreaks of fighting in the DRC have led to numerous displacements of people and an ongoing humanitarian crisis. Internally displaced persons (IDPs), especially in the east…

South Sudan
Human Rights

South Sudan

What are the needs? ECHO Factsheet South Sudan has been plagued by continuous crises which have generated huge humanitarian needs. Most South Sudanese struggle to meet their basic necessities. Food insecurity affects half of the population and high levels of acute malnutrion persist in many parts of the country. The…

North Korea (DPRK)

What are the needs? Extreme weather conditions have posed challenges in the last few years. In July-August 2012, floods triggered by heavy rains hit the areas of South Pyongan, North Pyongan, Kangwon, North Hamgyong, South Hamgyong and Jagang. The government reported more than 115 dead and around 85 000 displaced.…