October 13, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Congress, Somalia, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
Somalia may be the most difficult place to provide aid in the world.
October 09, 2009 | Camilla Olson | Tagged as: Chad, Climate Displacement
Since the creation of the Ken and Darcy Bacon Center for the Study of Climate Displacement, I’ve thought about how displacement caused by climate change fits with the long-term focus of Refugees International
October 07, 2009 | Jennifer Smith | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
While military operations against the FDLR rebel group rage on in eastern DR Congo, the voices of people who have been displaced by these actions have been drowned out.
October 05, 2009 | Kristele Younes | Tagged as: Pakistan, United Nations
The mandate of the UN World Food Program (WFP) is to feed the hungry and the poor. It is an agency which only has one purpose --- to help the needy. That did not protect its staff from the wrath of Pakistani militants, one of whom blew himself up today in the offices of the WFP in Islamabad.
October 02, 2009 | May Al-Barzinji | Tagged as: Congress, Women
Violence. It comes in many forms. Some of the most brutal and damaging forms of violence are those that are committed against women.