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.
March 10, 2010
| Briana Orr
| Tagged as: Climate Displacement
When grappling with the complex category of “climate migration,” much can get lost in translation.
March 08, 2010
| Melanie Teff
| Tagged as: Sudan
This International Women’s Day, I took a moment to consider the many
varied points of view that I heard from and about women during our
recent Sudan mission. Their stories are applicable to the situation of
many women living in crisis situations around the world.
March 04, 2010
| Briana Orr
| Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan
When Valentino Achak Deng, the subject of Dave Egger’s best selling
novel What is the What speaks, he allows long pauses between sentences
during which you can almost hear his audience holding their breath.
March 02, 2010
| Jennifer Smith
| Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan, Neglected Crises
When my colleague Melanie Teff and I visited Upper Nile and Southern
Kordofan states a few weeks ago, we spent a lot of time hearing and
talking about water. Sudan had been experiencing a drought, and
harvests had yielded far less than normal. People were worried.