February 18, 2014 | Dawn Calabia | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Asia, Protection & Security, Women & Children
The government of Afghanistan is back in the news these days - and for all the wrong reasons. Recent actions by President Hamid Karzai and his supporters are putting the country's future at risk, and none stand to lose more than Afghan women.
February 13, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Asia, Protection & Security
Australia's government has jubilantly stated that no asylum seekers have reached Australian territory by sea over the last two months. But there are several reasons to question Canberra’s efforts.
February 11, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Women & Children
The island of Leyte in the Philippines may be one of the only places in the world where beachfront property is completely undesirable. Those who live along Leyte's eastern beaches know that the sea's destructive power can suddenly sweep away everything they hold dear.
February 10, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security, Women & Children
It is not only the refugees who are starting from scratch. Humanitarian agencies are also racing to respond to the growing influx.
February 06, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security
The merits of resettlement are not difficult to discern. Yet it remains a controversial issue amongst humanitarian workers, a significant proportion of whom consider that its drawbacks equal or outweigh its advantages.