It is truly extraordinary how the tragic photos of the death of the 3-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi have transformed the debate around refugees in Europe over the past week. 1,049 more words
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The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have released a Guide on mental health in humanitarian emergencies on 5 May 2015. 177 more words
The UN Foundation has released the report, Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies, downloadable from the agency’s website.
Ted Turner, for the report’s… 424 more words
Most of you will by now have seen this picture. That fact alone makes it remarkable, as if the image itself isn’t remarkable enough. And of course it truly is a ‘remarkable’ picture; an enormous crowd of people crushed together surrounded by destroyed buildings in a devastated, apocalyptic scene. 468 more words
What is the role of NGOs in multilateral humanitarian intervention operations, crisis management and conflict resolution, and how is this likely to change in the future? 1,991 more words