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[OPINION] So you want to be a humanitarian worker: A message from the frontlines

Aug 19, 2019 - 9:56 AM

Have you ever considered working for an NGO? Here's what it's like when you dedicate your life to a humanitarian cause.

On the front lines of humanitarian work for families fleeing conflict

Aug 19, 2017 - 4:34 PM

UNHCR places the spotlight on 4 Filipino humanitarian workers on the front lines of protecting families on the run from conflict violence and persecution

IDP. Disoma conducts Protection Monitoring at an evacuation camp in Balo-I, Lanao del Norte

2.4 million in Libya need aid, UN says on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 20, 2016 - 8:15 AM

They lack medicines vaccinations and suffer from poor hospitalization services Almost 300 000 children are out of schools and almost 350 000 Libyans are displaced within the country

HELP NEEDED. A handout picture taken and released by the Italian Red Cross shows a crew member helping a migrant child after the MOAS operation in which 304 migrants were rescued from a dinghy off the Libyan coast, during a rescue operation in the international waters between Malta and Libya, August 18, 2016. Handout file photo by Yara Nardi/EPA

UN OCHA, humanitarian orgs launch #ShareHumanity

Aug 25, 2015 - 12:59 PM

The campaign commemorates World Humanitarian Day 2015 and celebrates inspiring stories of humanitarian workers all over the world

A DAY FOR HUMANITARIANS. Philippine Red Cross Secretary-General Gwendolyn Pang delivers her opening remarks during the World Humanitarian Day Celebration.  Jay Agonoy/Rappler

Photo exhibit: A crisis almost forgotten

Aug 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Nearly two years since the Zamboanga conflict ended the survival of the IDPs remains affected by crisis situation

 Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF

Pay it forward: confessions of a humanitarian worker

Aug 19, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Had I not been called to be part of this vocation I guess I would still be wondering how it is like to be one

SHARE HUMANITY. The author in one her field work for the Zamboanga City response. Photo provided by the author.

Celebrating people helping people

Aug 25, 2014 - 5:41 PM

Yolanda survivors took part in the celebration of World Humanitarian Day in Ormoc

Nay Belen: From beneficiary to humanitarian worker

Aug 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Nay Belen is a fine example of someone empowered to serve others

FROM BENEFICIARY TO PROVIDER. Nay Belen explains the various ways to empower communities. All photos by Darwin Masacupan

A salute to the humanitarians

Aug 19, 2014 - 1:30 PM

A young humanitarian worker pays tribute to her colleagues on World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day: Protect the humanitarians

Aug 19, 2014 - 6:00 AM

Let us celebrate World Humanitarian day by looking at humanitarian heroes who work to provide the basics of life to the most vulnerable from disasters and conflict

What's it like to be a humanitarian worker?

Aug 18, 2014 - 2:42 PM

On Tuesday August 19 the world will observe the Humanitarian Day to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world