October 30, 2013 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: Myanmar, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
An aid agency may build a relationship with national authorities to promote longer-term development goals, but in a humanitarian crisis setting find itself having to confront those same authorities.
October 29, 2013 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Africa, Mali, Humanitarian Response, Women & Children
Amina hasn't had a full night of sleep in more than a year. Ever since she fled her home in northern Mali last fall, she has been haunted by terrifying memories of violence.
October 24, 2013 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security, Women & Children
Why would any Syrian travel to Egypt or attempt a dangerous voyage across the Mediterranean? The reasons are complex, but important to understand.
October 22, 2013 | Michelle Brown | Tagged as: Africa, Mali, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security, Women & Children
On October 11, a boat carrying roughly 400 displaced Malians returning to their homes in the north capsized on the Niger River. This tragedy is a stark reminder of how difficult it will be to bring displaced Malians home again.
October 21, 2013 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Africa, Climate Displacement, Americas, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Middle East
Speaking as a humanitarian, I find myself somewhat at a loss when trying to accurately calculate the human cost of climate change. It is so great and wide-ranging as to be almost immeasurable.