August 15, 2014 | Michel Gabaudan | Tagged as: Iraq, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security
This crisis is not over. As long as the Islamic State threatens the Yazidis with systematic destruction, these people will not be able to return to their homes.
August 14, 2014 | Ann Hollingsworth | Tagged as: Lebanon, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
While Lebanon has so far managed the influx of almost 1.2 million Syrian refugees into its country, recent cuts to assistance programs are already being felt by both the refugees and the host communities that support them.
August 12, 2014 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Africa, Climate Displacement, Kenya, Somalia, Humanitarian Response
Equally important will be ensuring that Somali returnees have a sustainable means of supporting themselves.
August 06, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Lebanon, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
The last time Refugees International visited Lebanon, one year ago this month, more and more Syrian refugees were beginning to move into urban areas such as Beirut. Now the refugee population in this part of Lebanon has almost tripled.
August 05, 2014 | Mark Yarnell | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Protection & Security
Kenya’s government is rounding up thousands of refugees and forcing them into camps, all in the name of security. But as Refugees International recently discovered, this campaign has opened the floodgates to systematic bribery and abuse – and it is not making Kenyans any safer.