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“I have lost everything”: In central Mali, rising extremism stirs inter-communal conflict

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 19:30
Jihadists have inflamed long-standing tensions between the Dogon and Fulani communities, sparking waves of tit-for-tat killings by abusive new militias

Three charts on US funding cuts for Palestinian refugees

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:06
What's behind the US funding squeeze on the UN Palestine refugee agency?

In Vietnam, early-season floods warn of climate change risks to come

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:10
While countries debate a path forward on climate change, volatile weather brings new threats to remote communities

Syrian war: Understanding Idlib’s rebel factions

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:03
Fighting forces in Syria’s last rebel-held territory are divided on almost everything but their opposition to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad  

Idlib briefing: “Humanitarian catastrophe” feared as Syria war reaches final rebel stronghold

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 13:46
The UN is warning that up to 800,000 civilians could be forced to flee an assault on the territory by Bashar al-Assad’s forces

Mali peace wreckers, messy food aid, and well-meaning celebrities: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 22:09
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Q&A: Congo Ebola outbreak at critical juncture, says top WHO official

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 17:58
What keeps responders up at night?

Four days in Kerala: India’s flooding in pictures

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 16:10
The floodwaters have receded, and now government officials, volunteers and more than a million displaced people are figuring out what comes next

3D printing offers new hope for war-wounded

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 15:44
Lightweight and custom-made 3D options mean the replacement arm may never be the same again – but what’s next?  

New phase of lawlessness grips Congo’s Kasaï region

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:55
As army excesses and banditry spread, the crisis isn’t over, just different

UN experts signal possible war crimes in Yemen

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:27
The report points at high civilian casualties from airstrikes but also says sea and air restrictions may violate international humanitarian law

The Rohingya

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:55
A selection of IRIN’s reporting on the deep roots of anti-Rohingya violence; the 2017 refugee crisis; and the next steps for Myanmar’s rejected minority.

Genocide, hate speech, and the Rohingya: Key takeaways from UN probe on Myanmar

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 16:13
In addition to calling out alleged military crimes, the fact-finding mission also says UN actions in the country require further examination

War in Idlib, peace in CAR, and Annan’s mixed legacy: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 19:41
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Congo becomes a testing ground for experimental drugs as it fights off Ebola in a warzone

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 16:23
As the country’s latest outbreak spreads, drug companies find a rare opportunity

Syrian militants served American food aid: US watchdog

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 16:51
Not good, but should anyone be surprised?

In Libya, a city once run by Islamic State struggles to start again

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 00:10
The conflict ended 18 months ago, but the scale of the rebuild challenge is immense and citizens feel neglected

OPINION | The danger of a better-behaved Boko Haram

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:59
Far from auguring the end of the Nigerian jihadist group, the splintering of Boko Haram has made one faction a greater threat

Pressure to return builds on Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 19:54
Hezbollah and the Lebanese government have both opened centres to register Syrians who want to go home, but many fear reprisals if they return

Afghan sieges, 3D faces, and aid workers in the crosshairs: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:04
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues