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March 23, 2014 | Mark Yarnell | Tagged as: Africa, Central African Republic, Congress, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
The violence in CAR has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. While many residents sought safety and shelter in nearby towns, the vast majority of people in rural villages fled into the bush. Traveling by road or entering the occupied towns was too dangerous.
March 21, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
Suggesting that humanitarian assistance can end Syria’s conflict ignores the hard truth: that we must continue to work toward a political resolution, even if it seems improbable.
March 19, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Kuwait, Middle East, Statelessness
For the last three years, peaceful gatherings in support of the right to nationality have been met with rubber bullets, tear gas, sound bombs, beatings, and detentions. And yet the protests continue.
March 19, 2014 | Dara McLeod | Tagged as: Central African Republic, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
When you first fly in to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, you are immediately confronted with the reality of the humanitarian crisis facing this troubled country. Tens of thousands of people have made their home in a sprawling camp at the airport, and the makeshift shelters lie just feet from the edge of the runway.
March 14, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Burkina Faso, Climate Displacement, Philippines, Asia
All of us should care about environmental sustainability and climate change, and how should work to help the people most affected.