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Fragile lives, flickers of hope, and following up on sexual abuse: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 07/20/2018 - 18:42
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Destination Europe: Misery and Misunderstandings, part 1

Jue, 07/19/2018 - 15:14
Migrant realities in Libya, and the problems with the programmes set up to help them

In appreciation: Barbara Harrell-Bond, refugee advocate and researcher, 1932-2018

Mié, 07/18/2018 - 16:43
Remembering the doyenne of refugee studies

In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the UN refugee agency

Mar, 07/17/2018 - 17:58
What keeps the man who oversees the UN’s assistance to refugees up at night?

Doubtful donors, Afghan balancing act and football felines: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 07/13/2018 - 17:22
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

“Whoever they met, they would cut and kill”: displaced Congolese recount rebel atrocities

Jue, 07/12/2018 - 17:38
Even by the standards of the “world’s most neglected crisis”, the conflict in Rutshuru is flying under the radar

Destination Europe: Demoralised

Mié, 07/11/2018 - 19:29
Are EU migration policies working? The answer depends on which side of the Mediterranean you sit

Q&A: Why the UN must take a stronger stance in Myanmar

Mar, 07/10/2018 - 19:52
An expert on civilian protection urges the UN and aid groups to push back harder against government intimidation or risk entrenching a system of Rohingya “apartheid and detention”

For Kurds in Southeast Turkey, the urban conflict continues

Lun, 07/09/2018 - 18:42
Displaced Kurds see government plans to rebuild damaged neighbourhoods in Sur as social engineering  

Landmines, limbo, and look out dictators: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 07/06/2018 - 21:14
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Destination Europe: Deportation

Jue, 07/05/2018 - 16:42
The arrival of thousands of Sudanese in Niger signalled a new turn in the Africa-Europe migration story; their deportation back to Libya signals a broken system

Dispossession or development? The tug of war over Syria’s ruined slum dwellings

Mié, 07/04/2018 - 20:54
Critics say a controversial law will allow the government to expropriate land from vulnerable refugees and al-Assad opponents

Destination Europe: Desperation

Mar, 07/03/2018 - 18:31
EU policies were designed to stop the migration business, but by driving it underground they’ve made it more dangerous

“The conflict must end”: Fighting threatens to drive up hunger in South Sudan’s lean season

Lun, 07/02/2018 - 17:52
The combination of continued conflict, heavy rains, and limited access to food could prove deadly

Erdogan wins, Burundi baffles, and the EU offshores: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 06/29/2018 - 19:13
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Welcome, director general. There’s a lot to do

Jue, 06/28/2018 - 20:52
Here’s a list of priorities for the new head of the International Organization for Migration. First off: sort out the big political mess that migration has become

Destination Europe: Frustration

Jue, 06/28/2018 - 13:10
EU pressure forced the migration business underground in Niger’s smuggling hub of Agadez. As the once-booming local economy melts down, anger heats up

First Person: Two nearly identical cases of sex abuse; two very different responses

Mié, 06/27/2018 - 15:37
Talking with displaced women in Nigeria, Dr Orly Stern saw how efforts to respond to “sexual exploitation and abuse” in aid settings overlook the victims of military personnel

Destination Europe: Evacuation

Mar, 06/26/2018 - 15:14
European policies are now helping a lucky few refugees escape hell in Libya, but what about the hundreds of thousands of people left behind?

UN fears new Syrian offensive could strand up to 200,000 civilians

Lun, 06/25/2018 - 18:24
As the front line moves south toward the closed border with Jordan, international agencies can’t do much but wait and see