Katerina Vittozzi, Sky News

Katerina Vittozzi

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  • The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)

Past articles by Katerina:

Kaylea Titford: Father found guilty of manslaughter over obese daughter's death

Kaylea Titford was 16 and weighed more than 22 stone when she was found dead at her home in 2020. Prosecutors said the teenager was living in conditions "unfit for any animal". → Read More

Steep decline in potential stem cell donors may make life-threatening blood cancers harder to treat, charities warn

Elsie Cartwright, four, who was diagnosed with very severe aplastic anaemia, a rare condition that stops the bone marrow from producing any new cells, was saved after receiving a transplant of stem cells from an anonymous donor. → Read More

NHS 'clearly not working', says wife of cancer patient treated in 'filthy' cubicle

The wife of a man with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma tells Sky News about their "utter nightmare", with ambulances "nine deep" as he waited for treatment. → Read More

After 'utter misery' in 'chaotic' hospital, patient questions whether his cancer fight is worth it

Edward Denmark, 62, says he waited nearly seven hours to get a ward bed and intravenous antibiotics. He was scared to use the communal bathroom because of the infection risk and sweated in bed for two days with a fever and wasn't able to use the toilet. → Read More

What the road to net-zero means for some of Britain's oldest buildings

The National Trust has worked on more than 130 renewable energy projects over the past nine years, reducing reliance on fossil fuels as well as establishing its own green energy supply. → Read More

UK 'prepper' movement growing with more people hoarding supplies at home in case current crises escalate

Online prepping forums and YouTube channels are attracting thousands of new members every week, as people ask for advice about what to buy and how to store it in case of an emergency. → Read More

Manchester mental health trust where patients were 'bullied and mocked' told to make widespread changes

A watchdog finds serious problems at the trust - which has now been given an enforcement warning and a deadline to make reforms. One woman tells Sky News her daughter was "let down" and couldn't get help when she had a breakdown. → Read More

'Not fair' to expect political statements from footballers, Jurgen Klopp says

Speaking at a ceremony where he received the Freedom of Liverpool award, he said it "was absolutely fine" and a "good thing" for England captain Harry Kane to wear an armband in support of LGBT+ rights at the Qatar World Cup. → Read More

Nurse backing national strike action 'terrified' of what could happen this winter

"I can't express how underfunded and undervalued nurses are feeling right now," Katie Kendrick tells Sky News. "People are leaving, and people aren't joining. People can't afford to do the profession that they feel compelled that they should be doing." → Read More

NHS gender clinic, the Tavistock Centre, could face legal action over alleged 'failings in care'

The new group claim seeks to unite people who may have been "started on a treatment pathway that was not right for them". → Read More

Thousands of birds dying from worst ever avian flu outbreak in Northumberland

National Trust rangers first detected bird flu at the start of nesting season, but have recently spotted hundreds of carcasses from different bird breeds. → Read More

Ava White death: Teenage boy sentenced to minimum of 13 years for killing 12-year-old girl

Ava White was killed after a "chance encounter" with a 14-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, in Liverpool city centre on the night the Christmas lights were switched on. → Read More

Star Hobson: Bradford council leader apologises 'unreservedly' over missed signs before toddler's murder

Star was murdered in September 2020 by her mother's partner, Susannah Brockhill, 29, despite extended family raising repeated concerns with Bradford Council's children's services. → Read More

Cost of living crisis: Pensioners who feared they wouldn't survive winter stunned by act of kindness

A retired couple moved viewers last week when they told Sky News they feared they "wouldn't survive another winter". They had been without hot water or heating for months after their boiler broke and they could not afford to fix it. → Read More

'For Alex it's a case of life or death': For some the cost of living crisis is also a health crisis

Emma has to pay to power a range of medical equipment for Alex and her utility bills have gone up by £300 a month. → Read More

Cost of living crisis: Struggling pensioners in Wigan fear they won't survive another winter

Godfrey, 77, and his wife Jeanette Ward, 69, have worked hard all their lives to afford their own home in Wigan. Now retired, their combined weekly pensions cannot stretch to cover the rising cost of bills and the urgent repairs they need in their home. → Read More

'I work more than 60 hours a week - I don't know what more I can do': People in Wigan say they are struggling

Sky News is in Wigan to hear from residents about how they are coping as prices rise. With higher energy bills, council tax, national insurance, fuel and food, many are struggling to make ends meet. → Read More

Ukraine war: Daughters of British aid worker Paul Urey captured in Ukraine prepare 'for the worst'

Paul Urey's daughters did not know he was in Ukraine until they learnt of his capture by Kremlin forces two weeks ago, they tell Sky News. Since then he has been paraded on Russian state television in handcuffs, making comments they believe he would never say unless forced. → Read More

Ukraine war: The heartbreaking moment Ukrainian children with cancer are forced to say goodbye to their fathers and flee

A war zone is no place for the vulnerable, no place for the sick. → Read More

Ukraine invasion: Britons give £55m to appeal, but small groups inundated with supplies face challenge

Informal aid groups are now faced with the challenge of getting the huge volume of donations to the frontline - and say they are in need of medical supplies. → Read More