Rights activists have long pushed to get asylum seekers out of crowded camps on Aegean islands. But big problems await on the mainland too.
A six-month series tracing the lives of six families in three countries as they grapple with the daily realities of drought.
The government doesn’t want to talk about the tens of thousands of displaced, and few aid groups are on hand to help, but the insurgency is now hard to ignore.
If we want to save our world – and ourselves – it’s time for an attitude shift, TNH Director Heba Aly argues, as COP25 talks unfold.
Security forces have killed hundreds of Iraqis as they speak out against the government. Here’s why people continue to demonstrate.
Drought, political tensions, and a spiralling insurgency are making things worse for communities struggling in the aftermath of back-to-back cyclones.
Can aid donors and aid agencies find the funds – and the flexibility – to make the nexus a reality?
Efforts to control the spread of Ebola will be more effective if responders use a language residents can fully understand.
Climate damage financing could open the door to new disaster relief and recovery funding. But there’s pushback from wealthier nations as response costs soar.
1.7 million people were newly infected with HIV in 2018 – in some countries, an infected person was five times more likely to be female.
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Sixty countries are still contaminated, and new mines were used this year in Afghanistan, India, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Yemen.
More people are surviving Ebola than ever before, but the virus can still be passed on in both semen and breast milk. Women and children are the majority of victims, so why isn’t this a key part of the general prevention messaging?
Threatened by storms, floods, and erosion, neighbouring residents warn refugees won’t be safe on isolated Bhasan Char – and worry about their own livelihoods.
Thousands of women are fleeing every month – even when heavily pregnant – because they're afraid of giving birth in Venezuela.
Some 14 million female refugees and displaced women were subjected to sexual violence last year, but less than 0.2 percent of humanitarian funding goes to preventing it.
Insecurity and anti-UN protests have paralysed relief efforts just as cases were beginning to dwindle.
Counter-terrorism laws are making aid work more difficult, and sometimes illegal.
Last year, I helped investigate alleged sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers. The challenges I faced show why the system so often fails victims.
Big-spending UN peacekeepers not only kept Liberia safe but also propped up the country’s fragile economy.