Ethiopia: FAO welcomes additional €15 million from EU to fight Desert Locusts and impact on food security

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The UN agency is also taking action to protect rural livelihoods by providing veterinary care for vegetation-starved livestock and cash for families who have lost their crops so they can buy food.


Astral Aviation continues to operate from Kenya throughout crisis

Nairobi-based cargo airline Astral Aviation will offer a reduced service within its intra-African network throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a crucial service for shipping critical care equipment.

Find the full list of updates to Astral's schedule here.


Spartan Relief Supplies joins HLA

HLA is pleased to announce that Spartan Relief Supplies Ltd has joined HLA as a partner. SRSL is based in Nairobi, Kenya and has been in the business of supplying Humanitarian Aid to various humanitarian agencies since 1992.

Managing Director, Diptesh Shah states that: "SRSL’s mission is to provide quality, cost-effective international procurement services to NGO’s and UN agencies worldwide. Our team has more than 27 years of experience in arranging supply and logistics to various destinations around the world."

SRSL have ready available stocks of Core Relief Items at its warehouses in Nairobi, and with affiliated factories, for quick response to handle any emergency.

SRSL is your partner in times of natural disasters or humanitarian crisis - a partner you can rely upon to respond to your needs.


Successful inaugural meeting of HLA Kenya members' chapter

The first HLA Kenya members' meeting was held on 9th July 2019, with over 15 people attending. The purpose was to create a platform for member interaction, update members on HLA’s current activities, initiate the process of establishing a country chapter and provide a space for members to ask questions and seek clarifications on HLA and its operations.

For a full report of the meeting, click here.