Susan Abigail Sarandon (/səˈrændən/; née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress. She is an Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of causes. She was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006. Sarandon began her career in the 1970 film Joe, before appearing in the soap opera A World Apart (1970–71).
The Frontier of Documentary Filmmaking at MoMA Opening on February 16, the 2017 edition of the Doc Fortnight festival showcases films about humanitarian crises, politically charged art projects, and more.
One of the Barack Obama administration's final acts was to release $221m of funding to the Palestinian Authority. Republican members of Congress had tried to block the allocation after the group sought membership of international organisations. The funds are to be used for humanitarian aid in the West Bank and Gaza, and other projects around governance and political reform.
Refugees eat their foods distributed by Hot Food Idomeni outside a derelict warehouse where they took shelter in Belgrade, Serbia on January 12, 2017. Hot Food Idomeni is a non-political group providing humanitarian aid and collaboration and coordination with NGOs and organisations, including MSF, UNHCR, etc. Despite the help of local and international organisations, the situation in the warehouses have been very precarious for months, waiting on borders to open. Refugees mostly coming from…