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South Sudan peace deal: ‘Whose power are they sharing anyway?’

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:56
A new peace agreement has better chances of success if the four million people displaced by the conflict have a say in what happens next

Deaths before data

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 23:17
Weighing whether famine will be declared in Yemen, as fighting intensifies and peace talks are delayed

African debt, Afghan voter violence, and post-Brexit Britain: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 20:39
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Briefing: Problems multiply in Congo’s Kasaï

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 21:00
The expulsion of more than 300,000 Congolese from Angola has put a huge strain on communities and aid operations in the region

First person: Bringing aid to my neighbours in Hodeidah just got harder

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:39
As the battle for the city I call home grows closer, I worry about how I can keep my staff and the people we help safe.

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:54
Refugees in Bangladesh have been left in the dark as a new repatriation date looms. Here’s what we know

Tough choices for Uganda landslide survivors

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:13
The land marked for relocation may be just as unsafe as the mountainside they were forced to flee

‘Washed away within minutes’: Uganda’s landslide survivors tell their stories

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 21:57
Residents recount how a huge tide of water and boulders came rushing down a mountain on a busy market day and took their homes and businesses away

Water in the desert

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 19:13
As migration routes into the US become more dangerous, a small band of volunteers is hiking out into harsh terrain to try to save lives

Behind Indonesia’s tsunami response, a patchwork army of volunteers

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 20:53
Ad hoc local volunteers are the backbone of response efforts in Central Sulawesi, but sometimes lack the experience and knowhow to respond effectively

In economic reforms, a chance for Libya to move forward

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 15:31
Libya’s competing leaders meet in Palermo next week. Here’s why they should put economics before politics

Refugees post-Pittsburgh, Rohingya trauma, and Pacific island storms: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 20:13
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Old drains and dirty water: Zimbabwe’s chronic cholera crisis

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:22
Stopping the disease will take new, safer boreholes and an overhaul of the water system. That takes money

Bleak Bosnian winter for migrants camped out on new route to Europe

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 01:51
Winter housing is badly needed to stave off a humanitarian disaster on the Croatian border

Millions of people in need are being left behind. Let’s fix that

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 17:19
Why so many people who require aid don’t receive it, and how we can do better (Hint: go local)

In Sri Lanka, old land issues and a new appointment threaten reconciliation

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 17:35
Post-war divisions fester while a political crisis grips Sri Lanka’s government

Nearby Curaçao no safe haven for fleeing Venezuelans

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:02
Rights groups say abuses are rife and authorities are breaking international law by sending people back

Latin American asylum seekers hit US policy “wall”

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:13
Many of those fleeing gang or gender-related violence struggle to find a legal route to safety, while they lack shelter and basic services