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Local aid groups want more of a say in the Rohingya refugee response

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 18:15
The Rohingya refugee crisis is moving into year two. As the international spotlight – and donor funds – begin to fade, local aid groups eye a larger role

Reporter’s Diary: Back to Lesvos

Mar, 09/18/2018 - 15:34
In Greece’s biggest refugee camp, 8,000 people are stuck in conditions so squalid health inspectors are threatening to shut it down

A lesson from Hurricane Maria: Communicate!

Lun, 09/17/2018 - 17:28
With hurricane season again in full swing, aid providers need to consider how to deliver a crucial resource: information

Stemming conflict, staying happy, and storms times two: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 09/14/2018 - 19:52
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Local aid groups want more of a say in the Rohingya refugee response

Vie, 09/14/2018 - 15:48
The Rohingya refugee crisis is moving into year two. As the international spotlight – and donor funds – begin to fade, local aid groups eye a larger role

Zamfara: Nigeria’s wild northwest

Jue, 09/13/2018 - 20:41
Nigeria’s Zamfara State has become a haven for bandits who kill and rob with impunity. The government appears unable to do much about it

Refugee resettlement hits 10-year low

Jue, 09/13/2018 - 17:21
Trump slashes refugee resettlement, other countries don’t raise quotas

Why economic turmoil in Iran is causing big problems in Afghanistan

Mar, 09/11/2018 - 21:22
Iran’s currency is plummeting and this year alone half a million Afghans have been pushed back to a country mired in conflict and drought

US bans aid workers in Turkey-Syria scam

Mar, 09/11/2018 - 19:29
More names and details emerge of procurement fraud among aid operations in Turkey, but GOAL and its senior management survive critical probe

First Person: Want to thwart human traffickers? Just add water

Lun, 09/10/2018 - 17:28
Two girls displaced by Boko Haram went to fetch water and nearly became trafficking victims. Their close call inspired a move that may save other Nigerians

Iraq’s new blues, Lake Chad’s daily perils, and that G-word: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 09/07/2018 - 21:09
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

The Tebu: the little-known community at the heart of Libya’s people smuggling trade

Jue, 09/06/2018 - 17:34
Could improving the lot of one of Libya’s most marginalised communities help stem the migrant flow to Europe?

At Libya’s unchecked southern borders, a key to easing the migration crisis

Jue, 09/06/2018 - 16:56
Instead of just evacuating and repatriating migrants, Libyans ask, what about preventing their arrival in the first place?

How do you find one refugee in a million?

Mié, 09/05/2018 - 15:44
From Bangladesh’s vast camps to Myanmar’s prisons, volunteer sleuths search for clues on the missing, the imprisoned, and the dead

“I have lost everything”: In central Mali, rising extremism stirs inter-communal conflict

Mar, 09/04/2018 - 19:30
Jihadists have inflamed long-standing tensions between the Dogon and Fulani communities, sparking waves of tit-for-tat killings by abusive new militias

Three charts on US funding cuts for Palestinian refugees

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 21:06
What's behind the US funding squeeze on the UN Palestine refugee agency?

In Vietnam, early-season floods warn of climate change risks to come

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 18:10
While countries debate a path forward on climate change, volatile weather brings new threats to remote communities

Syrian war: Understanding Idlib’s rebel factions

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 14:03
Fighting forces in Syria’s last rebel-held territory are divided on almost everything but their opposition to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad  

Idlib briefing: “Humanitarian catastrophe” feared as Syria war reaches final rebel stronghold

Lun, 09/03/2018 - 13:46
The UN is warning that up to 800,000 civilians could be forced to flee an assault on the territory by Bashar al-Assad’s forces

Mali peace wreckers, messy food aid, and well-meaning celebrities: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 08/31/2018 - 22:09
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues