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Rival Venezuela pop concerts, the “triple nexus”, arming US aid officials: The Cheat Sheet

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A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues.

Colombia’s border schools strained by new arrivals

Jue, 02/21/2019 - 22:42
The number of students from Venezuela — including Colombians returning home after fleeing earlier unrest — is rising, and the education system can’t keep up.

First Person: To stop Ebola, ask the rebels to help

Mié, 02/20/2019 - 22:08
Earning the trust of affected communities is essential – especially in active conflict zones.

Why the Venezuelan opposition’s high-stakes aid gamble must pay off

Mié, 02/20/2019 - 15:25
If Maduro falls, using aid as a political tool will be hailed as a masterstroke. If he doesn't, it could have catastrophic consequences.

As Afghanistan’s capital grows, its residents scramble for clean water

Mar, 02/19/2019 - 17:21
Humanitarian work or city planning? In rapidly expanding Kabul, urban migration and water shortages spur an aid rethink.

Briefing: Haiti’s new crisis and the humanitarian risks

Mar, 02/19/2019 - 14:56
Protests have erupted at high inflation, soaring prices, and a political elite accused of siphoning off billions of dollars in foreign aid.

In Libya, hard economic times force migrant workers to look elsewhere

Lun, 02/18/2019 - 21:49
Libya is unable to care for its own population, let alone the tens of thousands of migrant workers its struggling economy relies on.

South Sudan clashes, local aid partners, and a €500 million grant: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 02/15/2019 - 17:53
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

In Cúcuta, a soup kitchen and a long road ahead for Venezuelans

Jue, 02/14/2019 - 22:50
More than three million people have left Venezuela since 2015. For many, the first stop, in border town Cúcuta, is a harsh reality check.

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

Jue, 02/14/2019 - 18:10
Due to their perceived affiliation with the old autocratic regime, people in the Tigray region are afraid of being targeted by association.

Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing

Mié, 02/13/2019 - 21:02
Aid groups are preparing for a new round of funding. But in city-sized refugee camps, emergency needs are morphing into long-term problems.

The unlikely diplomat bringing Yemen’s war dead home

Mié, 02/13/2019 - 19:20
In a war that has killed tens of thousands, meet the former boy scout and community activist turned body collector

Briefing: International politics and humanitarian aid collide in Venezuela

Mar, 02/12/2019 - 23:06
As Venezuela and the US lock horns, aid groups try to avoid being pulled into a political tug-of-war while helping the hungry and the sick.

Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid

Mar, 02/12/2019 - 16:23
The combination of climate change impacts, political protests, and the soaring cost of living is destroying a fragile, agro-based economy.

Security checks delaying urgent healthcare for Syrians fleeing Islamic State: UN official

Lun, 02/11/2019 - 18:56
Are security checks being prioritised over medical help, leading to unnecessary deaths?

The world’s 40 million invisible refugees

Lun, 02/11/2019 - 15:44
Principles to protect the rights of internally displaced people were outlined more than 20 years ago. It’s time to start following them.

Madagascar measles, Venezuela aid, and a dodgy data deal: The Cheat Sheet

Vie, 02/08/2019 - 21:16
A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues

Q&A: Inside the effort to break the Venezuelan aid impasse

Jue, 02/07/2019 - 22:58
Venezuela’s de facto opposition representative in Geneva tells IRIN about behind-the-scenes efforts to get assistance into the country.

Briefing: Nigerians seek safety in Cameroon as Boko Haram crisis escalates

Jue, 02/07/2019 - 20:25
Tens of thousands of refugees who escaped a wave of attacks now need assistance, but not everyone who flees across the border finds safety.

Director’s Dispatch: Aid and the elite

Jue, 02/07/2019 - 18:05
“Are we really going to shift the needle like this? Us being here – isn’t it hiding the real issues?”