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IRIN contributor expelled from Congo

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 04:36
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have expelled British freelance journalist Philip Kleinfeld.

From alms and Artificial Intelligence to Malala and Madagascar: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 22:59
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Afghanistan battles polio: Rumours, mistrust, and negotiating with the Taliban

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:28
Afghanistan is closer than ever to eradicating the childhood disease, but misinformation and insecurity stand in the way

EXCLUSIVE: Niger sends Sudanese refugees back to Libya

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:35
Rights advocates hope Niger hasn’t just set a worrying precedent

As risks rise in Burundi, refuge in Tanzania is no longer secure

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 21:35
If the situation in Burundi deteriorates, will Tanzania still be a safe haven?

Dial for help: The surprise hotline helping quake survivors in Papua New Guinea

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 17:52
Domestic violence counsellors have become an unexpected lifeline for thousands of people stranded in an isolated region

Twitter battles, Afghan battles, and Agadez arrests: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 19:33
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

In Burundi, a disputed referendum threatens to deepen a neglected humanitarian crisis

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:32
One in four Burundians already needs aid, but that figure is set to rise

#MeToo sex scandals spur interest in standards for the aid sector

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:36
Which humanitarian outfits can you trust and why?

Mainstream media coverage of humanitarian crises falls short, new survey finds

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:58
Results from an in-depth survey on attitudes towards media coverage of humanitarian issues within the aid sector.

Afghanistan: Where home is a battlefield

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:50
Afghan returnees come back to find no land, few jobs, and their ancestral homes behind the front lines

First Person: In Raqqa, you can’t go home again

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:16
Watching the destruction, and now the slow rebirth, of a Syrian city, one WhatsApp message at a time

Afghan drought, Syria information wars, and aid access in South Sudan: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:08
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Aid groups in Congo fear political tensions could impede their work

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:22
Experts and officials say the humanitarian response is badly stretched and could become a soft target ahead of December elections

Women, elderly left behind in Nepal’s post-earthquake rebuilding efforts

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:05
Even when women can apply for money to build new homes, they often can’t do the work themselves or find skilled labourers to help.

For medical workers in South Sudan's war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 20:52
Aid groups deploy planes and mobile health teams to hard-to-reach areas, but healthcare remains threadbare and underfunded

Civilians trapped in Yarmouk face “unimaginable” end to siege

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:22
Palestinians who fled the besieged Damascus suburb, long recognised as a symbol of human suffering, are in need of shelter and basic assistance

The Yazidis who never came down the mountain

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:59
As aid funding dries up and Turkey threatens military action in the region, the Yazidis who fled to Sinjar Mountain face an uncertain future

Mosul women, Myanmar clashes, and a massive NGO fine: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:18
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Negotiations with jihadists? A radical idea gains currency in Mali

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 22:43
Bringing violent Islamist groups to the negotiating table isn’t on the Malian government’s agenda, but analysts say it might be soon