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March 24, 2010 | Refugees International | Tagged as: DR Congo, United Nations, Humanitarian Response
While conducting a humanitarian assessment with Refugees International, I spoke with an eighty-year-old woman who had recently fled violent reprisal killings near the village of Lukweti in Masisi territory.
March 22, 2010 | Vanessa Parra

This week, be on the lookout for our latest report from Sudan. But in the meantime, here are some links from around the globe:  

March 18, 2010 | Briana Orr | Tagged as: Iraq
As votes from the parliamentary election were still being tallied in Baghdad, Refugees International held an event in Washington to discuss the ongoing humanitarian needs for  displaced Iraqis.
March 16, 2010 | Ron Capps | Tagged as: Protection & Security
Too often, we forget that our military's capabilities are dual-use. The drone that flies reconnaissance over the tribal regions of Pakistan can also be used over the devastated towns of Haiti. The doctors and nurses who treat combat wounded in Iraq can also mend a leg broken in a building collapse.
March 12, 2010 | Vanessa Parra

This week we have a little bit of humanitarian and aid worker stereotyping and a look at what DR Congo will be like if peacekeepers have to leave ahead of schedule. Exciting? We think so.