September 15, 2014 | Alice Thomas | Tagged as: Africa, Climate Displacement, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, Americas, Asia, Middle East
On September 21, thousands of people will come together in New York City to demand action on global climate change. Will you be one of them?
September 15, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Iraq, Syria, Americas, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Middle East
UNHCR is to be congratulated on its bold new policy of seeking alternatives to camps whenever possible. But why haven't UNHCR’s key partners – donor states, other UN agencies, and NGOs – been informed of its existence?
September 03, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Israel, Syria, Asia, Middle East, Protection & Security
Restrictive measures imposed by governments have obliged asylum seekers to make increasingly circuitous and dangerous journeys, often by paying for the services of unscrupulous human smugglers.
August 29, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Myanmar, Thailand, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
The junta’s recent policy shift may be affecting Burmese refugees living along the border, who have received mixed signals regarding their repatriation.
August 27, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
South Sudan is now a failed state, because the fighting has claimed the lives of so many. The national security forces are out of control, killing people in the name of protection.