August 05, 2014 | Mark Yarnell | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Protection & Security
Kenya’s government is rounding up thousands of refugees and forcing them into camps, all in the name of security. But as Refugees International recently discovered, this campaign has opened the floodgates to systematic bribery and abuse – and it is not making Kenyans any safer.
July 31, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia
Less than a year after super-Typhoon Haiyan wrought havoc on the southern Philippines, the country is again in the thick of storm season.
July 28, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Americas, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
Violations of international refugee law are taking place every day and in every part of the world. And yet there is very little reaction to such incidents.
July 17, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Congress, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security, Women & Children
#BringBackOurGirls. This slogan has been trending since April, when the Islamic Jihadist terrorist organization Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 girls from their school in Borno State, Nigeria. But three months later, “our girls” have not been brought back.
July 14, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Congress, U.S. Administration, Americas, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security
More than 90,000 unaccompanied children are expected to arrive at the U.S. border this year. More than 20,000 of them will be of Mexican origin, but because they are being summarily turned around at the border little is known about their decision to undertake the journey alone, or the circumstances under which they traveled.