March 27, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Egypt, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
A great deal of attention has been given to the massive number of Syrian refugees in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. But it is often forgotten that up to 300,000 Syrians have made the somewhat longer journey to Egypt.
March 25, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Women & Children
In a time of crisis, providing psychosocial support is not an optional extra. It is an obligation.
March 23, 2014 | Mark Yarnell | Tagged as: Africa, Central African Republic, Congress, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
The violence in CAR has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. While many residents sought safety and shelter in nearby towns, the vast majority of people in rural villages fled into the bush. Traveling by road or entering the occupied towns was too dangerous.
March 21, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
Suggesting that humanitarian assistance can end Syria’s conflict ignores the hard truth: that we must continue to work toward a political resolution, even if it seems improbable.
March 19, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Kuwait, Middle East, Statelessness
For the last three years, peaceful gatherings in support of the right to nationality have been met with rubber bullets, tear gas, sound bombs, beatings, and detentions. And yet the protests continue.