December 12, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
The humanitarian and human rights imperatives of the United Nations are not always easy to reconcile.
December 11, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Asia
Across the world, climate changes are affecting weather patterns and ways of life. The question is this: Are we in the United States paying attention to these changes?
December 10, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Humanitarian Response
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has called for a global initiative for Somali refugees by bringing together all stakeholders to find durable solutions. The participation of refugees themselves would add value to the discussion.
December 08, 2014 | Mark Yarnell | Tagged as: Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
The danger is not only that Somali refugees may go hungry, but also that they may be forced to return home before it’s safe to do so.
December 05, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Somalia, United Nations, Humanitarian Response
After completing a five days assessment mission to the port city of Kismayo in southern Somalia earlier this year, 19 refugee representatives from the Dadaab camps in Kenya have found that the current security and socioeconomic situation is not fit for returnees despite the local administration’s promise to provide such a conducive environment.