Fears grow that COVID-19 has been spreading, undetected, in a country unequipped to deal with a major outbreak.
WHO’s members have to pay annual contributions or lose their voting rights. Who’s in the red?
For one Sudanese asylum seeker in Tripoli, coronavirus is far from the scariest thing he has to contend with.
The formal humanitarian sector is struggling to provide aid in refugee camps and crowded urban areas. Refugee-led organisations can help.
USAID funds can no longer be used for gloves, masks, or ventilators, without special permission.
Conflict is escalating on one of Myanmar’s newest battlegrounds, despite demands for a coronavirus ceasefire.
A second generation of the crop-eating insect is forming swarms just as a new planting season begins. Millions could go hungry.
A hasty shutdown triggered a mass exodus from India’s cities. More poor planning could fuel longer-term labour and food shortages, analysts warn.
Restrictions due to the coronavirus have seen volunteer missions to save lives on the main sea route from Libya to Europe reduced to zero.
COVID-19 is presenting new challenges for displaced populations and humanitarian actors, and further constricting migration routes.
Elections are due in at least 22 African countries in 2020. How COVID-19 affects their legitimacy could be a defining legacy of the pandemic.
Originally a tropical disease, dengue has begun to take hold in more temperate regions. Scientists say climate change may be to blame.
An already complicated conflict just got a lot more complex.
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There have been 12 coronavirus cases so far in the conflict-hit northeast, and there could be a lot more.
Listening to food-producing communities will both help us out of the current crisis and put us on the road to a more sustainable future.
Imizamo Yethu is a township perched above the tourist-haven of Hout Bay. As jobs disappear in the valley below, life becomes a struggle.
Previous prosecutions related to Syria’s war have focused on low-level fighters. That changed on Thursday.
With no way of providing for themselves or their families, many of the poorest migrants are opting to return home despite the dangers.
With the path to the International Criminal Court blocked, prosecutors try charging Syrian regime figures another way.