April 17, 2009 | Ron Capps | Tagged as: Chad, Sudan, U.S. Administration, Neglected Crises
In the midst of the Obama administration's policy review on Afghanistan a new word was born: Afpak, meaning Afghanistan and Pakistan... I wonder if the administration is considering another portmanteau: Charfur, for Chad and Darfur.
April 15, 2009 | Matt Dillon | Tagged as: Anniversary Blogger Series, South Sudan, Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
When I got home from my visit to south Sudan, a few friends asked how my trip was to Darfur. This is a common error as most people don’t understand that Darfur is only one region of Sudan.
April 13, 2009 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Iraq, Iraq Campaign, Humanitarian Response
When President Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki in Baghdad last week, he mentioned the U.S. interest in helping displaced Iraqis return home.
April 10, 2009 | Kristele Younes | Tagged as: Iraq, Iraq Campaign, Humanitarian Response
Last month, my colleagues and I travelled around the center of Iraq -- formerly the most violent part of the country.
April 08, 2009 | Megan Fowler | Tagged as: Afghanistan
I am always inspired when people hear about Refugees International's work for the first time. Last night, Ambassador Said Jawad and his wife Shamim hosted a group of some 100 influential supporters and new friends of Refugees International at the Embassy of Afghanistan.