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Missing pages, more on that jacket, and inside the mind of the Taliban: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:20
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Opinion | Isaacs must disavow US migration policy if he wants to lead IOM

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:42
Would Trump’s pick to lead the UN’s migration body represent the values of the UN system or those of the administration that nominated him?

Heavy rains a “huge wake-up call” to relocate vulnerable Rohingya

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:59
Torrential downpours damaged the camps faster than aid groups anticipated, but a severe land shortage leaves few safe options

Record coca, record murders: the flipside of “peace” in southern Colombia

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:09
A grim by-product of the landmark peace accord with the FARC guerrillas has been a surge in assassinations in the coca-growing regions they used to control

Destination Europe: Homecoming

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 23:11
There’s a saying in Sierra Leone: “To try and fail is not a disgrace”. Except, it seems, if you’re a migrant who returns empty-handed

Razed villages and empty fields await Congo-Brazzaville’s displaced

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:57
Civilians can finally return to Congo’s Pool region, but a shaky peace agreement and scarce food and services may keep them away

Congo-Brazzaville satellite images

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:24

UPDATED: Congo-Brazzaville’s hidden war

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:36
In the government’s scorched-earth campaign against opposition “Ninjas”, civilians are the overwhelming victims

Afghan peace marches, TED talks for refugees, and whatever happened to those aid reforms? The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:20
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Hodeidah: What the assault means for Yemen’s civilians and the aid effort

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:18
It’s a province, a city, a port, and a lifeline for millions of Yemenis

IRIN News hires veteran New York Times editor to lead its journalism

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:30
Josephine Schmidt will lead IRIN’s journalism as it seeks to bring increasingly rare field reporting from crises like Yemen and the Democratic Republic of Congo to wider global audiences.

Q&A: How a legal challenge on Rohingya deportation could redefine the bounds of international justice

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:50
The “test case” could pave the way for the International Criminal Court to investigate similar allegations involving Syrian refugees

Cameroon’s anglophone war, part 1: A rifle as the only way out

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:51
Why hundreds of anglophone farmers are taking on the US-trained Cameroonian army with hunting rifles

A day in the life of a Kabul emergency room

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:18
What “an uptick in violence” looks like to civilians caught in the middle of it

It’s time for the European Union to push Yemen towards peace

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 14:49
The EU has credibility with Yemen’s warring sides. With a potentially catastrophic battle looming in Hodeidah, the negotiating table offers a better way forward

More migrant disasters, less help for Yemenis, and Cameroon’s brewing war: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 21:10
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Songs, radio shows, and door-to-door visits: how community awareness is helping defeat Ebola in Congo

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 17:03
Fighting the virus effectively means dispelling rumour and changing behaviour

Reporter’s View: Philip Kleinfeld on the urgency of covering the Central African Republic

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:43
The correspondent behind our CAR series discusses why he’d rather talk with people at the heart of complex conflicts than be part of the White House press corps

Colombian election throws future of peace deal into doubt

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:00
The 17 June runoff is a pivotal moment for a country grappling with humanitarian crises old and new

‘Always looking at the sky’: Life amidst Somalia’s flood waters

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 15:30
A year of drought followed by record rains has left hundreds of thousands of Somalis facing new health risks as they rebuild their makeshift shelters