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September 30, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Women & Children
“We don’t know the language of rights,” said Abdul, a Syrian father whose brother was killed in a demonstration in Homs. “There were no rights in Syria.”
September 25, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Iraq, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security, Women & Children
The siege of Amirli, the humanitarian airdrops to Sinjar, and now Western and Arab airstrikes, have kept all eyes on this tumultuous part of the Middle East.
September 18, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Myanmar, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security, Statelessness
Since a wave of violence displaced tens of thousands of Rohingya in June 2012, RI has visited Myanmar four times. Now RI is returning to the country to push again for progress.
September 15, 2014 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Africa, Climate Displacement, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, Americas, Asia, Middle East
On September 21, thousands of people will come together in New York City to demand action on global climate change. Will you be one of them?
September 15, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Iraq, Syria, Americas, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Middle East
UNHCR is to be congratulated on its bold new policy of seeking alternatives to camps whenever possible. But why haven't UNHCR’s key partners – donor states, other UN agencies, and NGOs – been informed of its existence?