Over more than sixty years of conflict and several wars in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, have resulted in a long crisis with serious humanitarian consequences and has made the country one of the most dependent on external aid in the world. The ongoing ceasefire, has...

As the World Humanitarian Day approaches, I started to think about my own motivation to be a humanitarian actor. It is a question I have answered many times, during interviews for jobs or to my friends, but my answer never really seems to grasps the...

It is said that the happiest pages in history are white pages which have never been written down. In this World Humanitarian Day I would like to recognize many volunteer actions which are being unnoticed and silently undertaken and that usually do not have the...

I think there are as viewpoints of Humanitarian Action as there are people on Earth. For me, the goal of Humanitarian Action is to improve living conditions of human beings. Comprehension, respect, solidarity, sharing of ideas are the keys to succeed in it. You can...

And it did! Finally, it seems it started raining in the north Pacific area of Nicaragua. Somotillo, where I am deployed, is in the “Dry Corridor” of Central America. In fact, the municipality is extremely vulnerable to drought. This year, however, the effect of El...

Today is a good day to talk about humanitarian action, because the 19th of August we are celebrating the World humanitarian day. Let’s do it #WHD2014! But, what is humanitarian action- HA? Relief by itself is not necessarily humanitarian. Humanitarian action is not only about providing...

Earth is moving, Earth is living. Volcanoes are part of it. During the last 10,000 years, about 1,500 terrestrial volcanoes were active all over the planet. There are much more submarine volcanoes. Actually, we cannot know exactly how many volcanoes have been active since the...

I´ve always liked playing cards. I love everything the good feeling when you pick the card you desperately need and the taste for competition. Cards are associated with late afternoons on the beach – my mom loves playing cards too – or sleepovers with my...

More than 3 weeks I’ve been in Nicaragua, it’s time to give some news! My first impression when I breathed for the first time the Nica air: it’s very hot, I will have to adapt myself! After a few days in Managua, we went, my colleague and...

We’re sitting in a circle, everyone curiously eyeing who is next. There are expectations this very first day. Excitement of learning. To get to know each other and more about the topics. We are about 16 candidates on training for some of the EUAidVolunteer groups, which is...