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Returning from Libyan detention, young Gambians try to change the migration exodus mindset

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:09
Youth groups are using radio shows, social media, events, even hit singles to try to turn a long-running tide

Opinion | Ebola responders must learn language lessons from the 2014 epidemic

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:56
The information that could save Congolese lives and prevent a major epidemic needs to come in a language the people of the region understand

BRIEFING: All you need to know about South Sudan's new power-sharing accord

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:40
Warring rivals have agreed how to divvy up government jobs, but many obstacles lie on the road to lasting peace

US puts new limits on foreign aid funded through the UN

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:14
A bureaucratic manoeuvre at USAID is set to choke funding for UN agencies, while other Trump policies favour Christian causes

Rohingya returns, counting the dead, and a MeToo round-up: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 19:59
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Briefing: Another Ebola outbreak in Congo, this time in a conflict zone

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 19:54
What you need to know about the emergence of the deadliest form of Ebola in one of Congo’s most violence-prone regions

In Iraq, families linked to so-called Islamic State suffer for their relatives’ sins

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:18
Officials fear the isolation of those with perceived IS ties will feed future radicalisation

From evacuee to humanitarian: aid goes local in conflict-torn Marawi

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 18:10
Homegrown aid workers are on the front lines of crises in the southern Philippines. Now they want to play a larger role, but they need more help to do it

IRIN to increase reporting on locally driven humanitarian responses

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:36
IRIN’s reporting will examine examples of local responses to crises around the world – in conflict zones, refugee camps, scenes of natural disasters and more.

Meet “Baba IDP”: the local hero making sure Boko Haram victims get healthcare

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:52
With most of the attention on vast numbers of displaced in Nigeria’s northeast, it’s easy to neglect 10,000 in camps in the country’s capital

We're hiring | Investigations and Enterprise Editor

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:18
IRIN News is hiring an experienced editor to lead our investigative and enterprise coverage

In Nepal, a rushed earthquake rebuild leads to a mountain of debt

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:55
Building back faster after a natural disaster doesn’t necessarily mean building back better

Angry Iraqis, fed-up Nicaraguans, and a Mosul blooper: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 18:42
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Cameroon’s anglophone war, part 2: Inside the separatist conflict

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:36
As their political leaders are in exile, it’s up to local commanders to keep an army of ex-farmers disciplined and motivated

As Iraq slips from the headlines, humanitarians worry that aid donors are beginning to lose interest

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:01
Is the shift from providing emergency assistance to funding reconstruction and development happening too soon?

High-profile terror trial speaks to an emerging threat in Senegal

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 18:06
Experts fear conservative strains of Islam are creeping into the secular country’s education system unchecked

Destination Europe: Misery and Misunderstandings, part 2

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:17
EU-funded, UN-run returns and repatriations are supposed to ease the migration burden on Libya. Are they working?

“Praying for peace”: Malians pick new president amid rising violence

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:58
The last thing Mali needs is post-election troubles to add to its long list of problems

In Rohingya camps, traditional healers fill a gap in helping refugees overcome trauma

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 14:26
Why aid groups want to better understand how Rohingya refugees deal with mental suffering

Eritrean refugees, UN laggards, and disasters times three: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:31
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues