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October 17, 2013 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Africa, Mali, Humanitarian Response, Women & Children
Biba snaps her fingers to get my attention, struggling to be heard over the din of the crowd – all of them competing to share their story of how they came to Bamako.
October 16, 2013 | Eileen Shields-West | Tagged as: Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security, Women & Children
Malians are waiting for word that the north – an area the size of Texas – is safe again, that the schools are open, that there are services to go back to, and that there will be food and water. None of this is guaranteed right now.
October 11, 2013 | Michelle Brown | Tagged as: Africa, Mali, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security, Women & Children
Today, with the insurgents largely pushed back, Malians are beginning to return to the north. However, tens of thousands remain in the south, uncertain when is the right time to go home.
October 08, 2013 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security, Women & Children
The enormity of this emergency, as well as its implications for the refugees themselves, the countries to which they have fled, and the future of the region as a whole, cannot be over-emphasized.
October 07, 2013 | Guest | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Haiti, Americas, Humanitarian Response
Much of the international aid effort was channeled toward providing immediate relief. And while billions of dollars were pledged to help Haiti during its recovery, many of those pledges went unfulfilled.