Tag: emergencies

World Humanitarian Day: Shining a light on unseen emergencies

August 19, 2017

Every year on World Humanitarian Day, the IKEA Foundation honours the aid workers who risk their lives to protect others. This year we are highlighting Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the incredible, lifesaving medical care they deliver in some of the world’s most overlooked crises. Read more

Yemen MSF IKEA Foundation

The IKEA Foundation calls on funders to step up and save lives in Yemen

February 23, 2017

To enable Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Save the Children to continue to save lives and protect children and families... Read more

New grants will help MSF and Save the Children save lives in Yemen

February 23, 2017

A merciless war is raging in Yemen, where families were already struggling to survive after years of poverty and instability.... Read more

How to Save Thousands of Children’s Lives (Inter Press Service, October 2016)

January 31, 2017

When disasters strike, children are among the most vulnerable, and humanitarian aid agencies need to be able to respond immediately... Read more

Urgent support for South Sudanese refugee children in Uganda

December 21, 2016

Safety, food, healthcare and education – refugee children who have fled turmoil in South Sudan urgently need all of these... Read more

Help for Indonesia’s earthquake survivors

December 16, 2016

Children have lost their homes, loved ones and sense of security after a series of deadly earthquakes and aftershocks have... Read more

IKEA Foundation and MSF: New effort to assist people displaced by conflict in the Borno region in Nigeria

December 1, 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières and the IKEA Foundation call on other funders to step up and save lives. Read more

Leading the way to help MSF save lives in Nigeria

December 1, 2016

We have given Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) €1 million to help victims of violence and displacement in Nigeria and is calling on other donors to support MSF’s work there. The conflict in northeastern Nigeria started in 2009. As a result of the fighting, countless families have been forced to flee their homes and have sought safety in overcrowded cities or camps for displaced people. Read more

Emergency grants to protect vulnerable children in Iraq and the Philippines

October 25, 2016

The IKEA Foundation has given Save the Children two emergency grants to protect children fleeing fighting in Iraq and severe... Read more

Disasters MSF IKEA Foundation

Helping Save the Children and MSF save thousands of children’s lives during catastrophic disasters

October 17, 2016

When disasters strike, children are among the most vulnerable, and humanitarian aid agencies need to be able to respond immediately to save their lives. Today we have signed agreements with two of the world’s foremost humanitarian aid organisations, Save the Children and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), to potentially save the lives of thousands of children during catastrophic disasters. Read more