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December 01, 2014 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, United Nations
In the beachside village of Jagnayan, I walk along the rows of plywood temporary shelters – known here as bunkhouses – looking for Estralia, a woman I met when I was here last February. The residents of the bunkhouses are typhoon survivors whose homes were destroyed when super-typhoon Haiyan, the strongest ever to make landfall, wrought total destruction across this region a little over a year ago.
November 20, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Americas, Asia
In a world of new and emerging threats – from super storms to rising seas – the 60-year-old Refugee Convention may no longer be sufficient. But there are other ways to protect people affected by climate change.
November 18, 2014 | Dara McLeod | Tagged as: Philippines, United Nations, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
This month, the Philippines is marking the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan – one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall. The international response to the typhoon was immediate and robust – essential given the reality that over four million people were displaced by the storm. But this week, I am in the Philippines to mark the one-year anniversary of another humanitarian crisis – one that is coming without fanfare. 
November 17, 2014 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Women & Children
In both the typhoon-hit center and the conflict-affected south, families are struggling to recover.
November 13, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
Their predicament offers little hope of escape from the grinding poverty of the slums, the fulfilment of their dreams, or indeed that of their children.