January 07, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Colombia, DR Congo, Iraq, Myanmar, Somalia, Sudan, Neglected Crises

Crises are the stock and trade of humanitarian agencies. Yet there is no consensus or clarity as to what constitutes a humanitarian crisis.

January 05, 2009 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Anniversary Blogger Series
One of my favorite statements is by Margaret Mead:  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
December 29, 2008 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestinians, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security
Barack Obama may not know it, but soon he will have refugees on his mind.
December 22, 2008 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Congress, Iraq, Syria, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response
President-elect Obama believes that displacement poses both humanitarian and security problems.
December 19, 2008 | Limnyuy Konglim | Tagged as: Central African Republic, Humanitarian Response
While riding down the roads in the northwestern region of the Central African Republic (CAR), I felt like a celebrity.