January 27, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Asia, Women & Children
By the end of December, the U.S. government was touting the Typhoon Haiyan response as “textbook” – in other words, a big success. But have humanitarians performed as well as they claim? This week, I will travel to the Philippines to find out.
January 13, 2014 | Refugees International
Refugees International is saddened by the death of Bill Clarke, RI Board Chair from 1986 to 1996 and later Board Chair emeritus. We are deeply grateful for Bill's extraordinary service to RI and to displaced people across the world.
January 08, 2014 | Eileen Shields-West | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
On the day in 2011 when South Sudan became the world's newest independent country, Salva Kiir, declared that "the eyes of the world are on us now." Two-and-a-half years later, the world is looking at a country tearing itself apart.
January 02, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Women & Children
As the Syrian emergency enters a new year, humanitarians and donors must remain focused on the three key pillars of their response.
December 20, 2013 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Ethiopia - Eritrea, Israel, Sudan, Middle East, Protection & Security
Israel's approach involves pushing asylum seekers to the point where return seems to them the only practical option – no matter how dangerous it might be.