When I applied to come to this region I could not know that armed conflict would worsen that much to the date I arrived, and the trip was finally delayed because of these incidents. First, unrest in Jerusalem made the trip to be postponed one...

In order to achieve the goals of my work, I do a survey in small villages of northern Nicaragua. We ask people what are their incomes per month, for their families. Actually, it’s one of the question and we need it to know if income...

  Since I was a student I’ve been interested in volunteering and participating in NGOs and associations activities because I have always thought it was important to contribute to local and international projects. At first I collaborated in my spare time with NGOs taking parting in...

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...