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In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the UN refugee agency

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:58
What keeps the man who oversees the UN’s assistance to refugees up at night?

Doubtful donors, Afghan balancing act and football felines: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 17:22
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

“Whoever they met, they would cut and kill”: displaced Congolese recount rebel atrocities

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:38
Even by the standards of the “world’s most neglected crisis”, the conflict in Rutshuru is flying under the radar

Destination Europe: Demoralised

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 19:29
Are EU migration policies working? The answer depends on which side of the Mediterranean you sit

Q&A: Why the UN must take a stronger stance in Myanmar

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:52
An expert on civilian protection urges the UN and aid groups to push back harder against government intimidation or risk entrenching a system of Rohingya “apartheid and detention”

For Kurds in Southeast Turkey, the urban conflict continues

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:42
Displaced Kurds see government plans to rebuild damaged neighbourhoods in Sur as social engineering  

Landmines, limbo, and look out dictators: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:14
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Destination Europe: Deportation

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:42
The arrival of thousands of Sudanese in Niger signalled a new turn in the Africa-Europe migration story; their deportation back to Libya signals a broken system

Dispossession or development? The tug of war over Syria’s ruined slum dwellings

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:54
Critics say a controversial law will allow the government to expropriate land from vulnerable refugees and al-Assad opponents

Destination Europe: Desperation

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:31
EU policies were designed to stop the migration business, but by driving it underground they’ve made it more dangerous

“The conflict must end”: Fighting threatens to drive up hunger in South Sudan’s lean season

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 17:52
The combination of continued conflict, heavy rains, and limited access to food could prove deadly

Erdogan wins, Burundi baffles, and the EU offshores: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 19:13
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Welcome, director general. There’s a lot to do

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 20:52
Here’s a list of priorities for the new head of the International Organization for Migration. First off: sort out the big political mess that migration has become

Destination Europe: Frustration

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:10
EU pressure forced the migration business underground in Niger’s smuggling hub of Agadez. As the once-booming local economy melts down, anger heats up

First Person: Two nearly identical cases of sex abuse; two very different responses

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 15:37
Talking with displaced women in Nigeria, Dr Orly Stern saw how efforts to respond to “sexual exploitation and abuse” in aid settings overlook the victims of military personnel

Destination Europe: Evacuation

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 15:14
European policies are now helping a lucky few refugees escape hell in Libya, but what about the hundreds of thousands of people left behind?

UN fears new Syrian offensive could strand up to 200,000 civilians

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 18:24
As the front line moves south toward the closed border with Jordan, international agencies can’t do much but wait and see

Missing pages, more on that jacket, and inside the mind of the Taliban: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:20
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Opinion | Isaacs must disavow US migration policy if he wants to lead IOM

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:42
Would Trump’s pick to lead the UN’s migration body represent the values of the UN system or those of the administration that nominated him?

Heavy rains a “huge wake-up call” to relocate vulnerable Rohingya

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:59
Torrential downpours damaged the camps faster than aid groups anticipated, but a severe land shortage leaves few safe options