Agrégateur de flux

South Sudan clashes, local aid partners, and a €500 million grant: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN Plusnews Service - ven, 02/15/2019 - 17:53
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

In Cúcuta, a soup kitchen and a long road ahead for Venezuelans

IRIN Plusnews Service - jeu, 02/14/2019 - 22:50
More than three million people have left Venezuela since 2015. For many, the first stop, in border town Cúcuta, is a harsh reality check.

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

IRIN Plusnews Service - jeu, 02/14/2019 - 18:10
Due to their perceived affiliation with the old autocratic regime, people in the Tigray region are afraid of being targeted by association.

Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing

IRIN Plusnews Service - mer, 02/13/2019 - 21:02
Aid groups are preparing for a new round of funding. But in city-sized refugee camps, emergency needs are morphing into long-term problems.

The unlikely diplomat bringing Yemen’s war dead home

IRIN Plusnews Service - mer, 02/13/2019 - 19:20
In a war that has killed tens of thousands, meet the former boy scout and community activist turned body collector

Briefing: International politics and humanitarian aid collide in Venezuela

IRIN Plusnews Service - mar, 02/12/2019 - 23:06
As Venezuela and the US lock horns, aid groups try to avoid being pulled into a political tug-of-war while helping the hungry and the sick.

Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid

IRIN Plusnews Service - mar, 02/12/2019 - 16:23
The combination of climate change impacts, political protests, and the soaring cost of living is destroying a fragile, agro-based economy.

Security checks delaying urgent healthcare for Syrians fleeing Islamic State: UN official

IRIN Plusnews Service - lun, 02/11/2019 - 18:56
Are security checks being prioritised over medical help, leading to unnecessary deaths?

The world’s 40 million invisible refugees

IRIN Plusnews Service - lun, 02/11/2019 - 15:44
Principles to protect the rights of internally displaced people were outlined more than 20 years ago. It’s time to start following them.

Madagascar measles, Venezuela aid, and a dodgy data deal: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN Plusnews Service - ven, 02/08/2019 - 21:16
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Q&A: Inside the effort to break the Venezuelan aid impasse

IRIN Plusnews Service - jeu, 02/07/2019 - 22:58
Venezuela’s de facto opposition representative in Geneva tells IRIN about behind-the-scenes efforts to get assistance into the country.

Briefing: Nigerians seek safety in Cameroon as Boko Haram crisis escalates

IRIN Plusnews Service - jeu, 02/07/2019 - 20:25
Tens of thousands of refugees who escaped a wave of attacks now need assistance, but not everyone who flees across the border finds safety.

Director’s Dispatch: Aid and the elite

IRIN Plusnews Service - jeu, 02/07/2019 - 18:05
“Are we really going to shift the needle like this? Us being here – isn’t it hiding the real issues?”

Whatever happened to the ceasefire deal in Yemen?

IRIN Plusnews Service - mer, 02/06/2019 - 18:34
A meeting on a boat, an agreement never signed: the fate of the Hodeidah deal and, by extension, of further peace talks, is still uncertain.

In rural Pakistan, ‘worst drought in years’ drives displacement and hunger

IRIN Plusnews Service - mer, 02/06/2019 - 17:21
‘We have no option other than migrating’: Food insecurity and malnutrition are on the rise as farmers grapple with prolonged rain shortages.

New UN deal with data mining firm Palantir raises protection concerns

IRIN Plusnews Service - mar, 02/05/2019 - 22:58
The UN’s food relief agency says it can become more efficient and save costs by tying up with the controversial US defense contractor.

As Venezuela crisis spirals, needs across the Colombian border grow

IRIN Plusnews Service - mar, 02/05/2019 - 19:29
Help is still slow to reach many in border town Cúcuta, where 40,000 people are crossing every day.

Reporter’s Diary: Hope rises in Venezuela’s hunger-driven political crisis

IRIN Plusnews Service - lun, 02/04/2019 - 22:32
Journalist Magnus Boding Hansen with the view from the run-down streets of the capital.

Q&A: Top US aid fraud investigator defends tough counter-terror stance

IRIN Plusnews Service - lun, 02/04/2019 - 18:47
USAID’s watchdog clamps down on corruption and saves taxpayers millions, but critics say its rigid policies also deny aid to those in need.

Mediterranean death rates, networking in a rush, and a shaky ceasefire in Yemen: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN Plusnews Service - ven, 02/01/2019 - 20:31
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues