April 02, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
It was December 8th last year when I returned to South Sudan, after having lived as a refugee in Uganda for the past eight years. I arrived in the capital Juba, and was preparing to go north to Unity State where my mother and family were living. But just a few days after I arrived, fighting broke out between troops in the presidential unit known as the Tiger Battalion.
March 31, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
RI has repeatedly pushed for more funding and services to urban Syrian refugees. Now, finally, we are seeing significant progress.
March 28, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Myanmar, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security, Statelessness
The information blackout imposed by the Myanmar government and anti-Rohingya extremists is growing by the day. But we already know enough to act.
March 27, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Egypt, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
A great deal of attention has been given to the massive number of Syrian refugees in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. But it is often forgotten that up to 300,000 Syrians have made the somewhat longer journey to Egypt.
March 25, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Women & Children
In a time of crisis, providing psychosocial support is not an optional extra. It is an obligation.