Elodie and Brahima are both deaf and living in Danané, one of the towns hardest hit by the conflict in western Côte d’Ivoire. For Elodie and Brahima, getting an education or a job seemed almost impossible.
Pledging conference for Syria
When donor countries meet for a pledging conference for Syria in Kuwait this week, they need to provide the necessary 8.4 billion dollars in funding, or aid agencies will be forced to significantly scale back assistance.
“The Norwegian Refugee Council strongly condemns the airstrike on the Mazraq camp that hosts internally displaced people (IDP's) in northern Yemen on Monday”, says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council.