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Red Cross: Thousands still trapped in Sri Lankaupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 06:33:00

Thousands of civilians remain trapped and at risk in a small area of the conflict zone along the northeastern Sri Lankan coast, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday.

Robertson: Darfur now a living hellupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 10:11:00

Life for the millions of people in Darfur's aid camps is a living hell. Women are often raped while out collecting firewood and security is so bad aid trucks can't get through, resulting in food handouts being halved.

Manna from heaven in Darfurupdated: Thu Aug 12 2004 05:57:00

A little boy waits as though expecting manna from heaven -- which is what this might just as well be.

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