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IRIN Roundtable: Countering militancy in the Sahel

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 23:06
There’s no single solution. Militarism isn’t the answer but neither are cupcakes. Let our editor-at-large and his guests explain.

Audit finds UN refugee agency critically mismanaged donor funds in Uganda

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 23:23
Ugandan officials were the focus of corruption allegations within refugee programmes. Now, an internal UN investigation points to malpractice by UNHCR itself

In Central African Republic, war crime survivors dare to hope for justice

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:08
A high-profile extradition to The Hague and the opening of a special court in Bangui bring belated progress in the fight against impunity

Four new members join IRIN's board

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 19:55
IRIN strengthens its board of directors through the appointment of four new members. Martin Aked, Turi Munthe, Nanjira Sambuli and Sacha Meuter add to our organisational credibility and governance through their expertise in the fields of finance, media investment, technology and law.

In Bangladesh, a Rohingya strike highlights growing refugee activism

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 19:55
From child refugees to advocates: After years of marginalisation, a civil society is beginning to emerge in Bangladesh’s crowded camps

Venezuela to receive emergency UN aid for the first time

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:08
President Maduro’s government has come under pressure to accept international aid. It now appears it will

New violence eclipses Mali's plans for peace

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 21:21
Early warnings of conflict in central Mali went largely unheeded. The message from peacekeepers is clear: “Act now before it is too late”

Aid emojis, El Nino warnings, and an Afghan summit: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:30
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

In Burkina Faso, a local drive to educate children fleeing extremist violence

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 19:13
A school set up by a local couple in the capital is welcoming children from conflict areas with education and psychological support

Yes, climate change is a humanitarian issue

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 10:33
The aid sector and its donors are already dealing with climate-related disasters. Let’s be ambassadors for climate action and tell the stories of what we confront every day.

The humanitarian impacts of climate change

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 05:22
Warnings on the dire consequences of climate change in the coming years have been ramping up recently.

Hunger and survival in Venezuela

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 19:19
Millions have fled Venezuela’s economic meltdown, but for millions more who remain no part of life remains untouched by the crisis, even death

Venezuela: A humanitarian crisis denied

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 22:54
One in 12 Venezuelans have fled the country, but what of those who remain

In a Myanmar village, a bamboo fence separates Rohingya and Rakhine neighbours

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:03
Rohingya families live with apartheid-like restrictions, but economic ties still bind the two communities

By sand or by sea

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:56
What do migrant journeys from Africa to Europe and from Central America to the United States have in common? To begin with, the basic inhumanity of the response.

Briefing: Yemen peace talks

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 06:04
Negotiations may be around the corner, but peace is likely much farther away

Hospital refuge, urban crisis, and laser detection: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 20:17
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Eritrea-Ethiopia peace leads to a refugee surge

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:37
An influx of Eritreans is placing new strain on a country that already has almost four million refugees and displaced people to contend with

The uphill battle to forge peace in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:18
English lessons, job skills, and a side of social cohesion: after anti-Rohingya violence, grassroots Rakhine activists attempt to build peace

What is humanitarian deconfliction?

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:58
Aid agencies supply warring parties with their GPS coordinates. Does it make them any safer?