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UN Security Council To Meet Over Arab Attack On Crucial Yemen Port
By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohamed Mokashef, Reuters
The port in Hodeidah is the main lifeline for food aid to a country where 8.4 million people are on the verge of starvation.
The U.S. Made Life Hell For Iraqi Women. Trump Will Make It Worse.
Iraqi women could have helped stabilize the country. Instead, they have been left homeless, widowed and impoverished.
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Obama, Trump And Saudi Arabia Devastated Yemen. Congress Is Acting. Slowly.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
After tough negotiations with GOP and Democratic leaders, critics of the military intervention got their first chance to debate it in the House.
White House Pressured To Take Action As Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Worsens
The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
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Why South Sudan's Leaders Are Fueling The Implosion Of Their Own Country
Top government officials are profiting as the nation spirals deeper into a manmade crisis.
The News That Wasn't: What You Missed in 2016
UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrato...
Aleppo: Our Lives Should Matter No Matter Who Is Bombing Us
LL.M Student, Queen Mary University of London
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Syrian Rebels Vow To Resist Army Advances In Aleppo
By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry, Reuters
For the mostly Sunni rebel groups, the fall of Aleppo would deprive them of their last big foothold in a major Syrian city.
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Assad, Allies Aim To Seize All Aleppo Before Trump Takes Power: Official
By Laila Bassam and Ellen Francis, Reuters
Accounts from eastern Aleppo, where the UN says at least 250,000 civilians are trapped with no access to the outside world, point to a dire humanitarian situation.
Beyond #GivingTuesday: Supporting Long-Term Relief Efforts
Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, InterAction
However for the affected populations trapped in protracted situations, the lifesaving assistance required does not vary according
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How 23 Year Old Noor Tagouri and British Muslim Youth Raised Over £230,000 for Syria (Photo Essay)
LLM Candidate (Public International Law), Queen Mary Universit...
Yahya's last answer was a sobering reminder that what we accomplished was remarkable-indeed I had never quite witnessed something like that in my life. Yet it was a drop in the bucket to what is ever-desperately needed-and what people suffering in Syria and around the world deserve.
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More Than 90 Migrants Believed Missing After Boat Sinks Off Libya
The rate of recorded deaths in the Mediterranean has risen sharply this year, with more than 3,740 migrants drowning on their way to Europe.
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Our Moral Obligation To Confront Human Suffering
Lena Aburdene Derhally
Licensed psychotherapist, writer, public speaker and anti-war ...
I haven't become desensitized but I feel better because I am not ignoring these people or turning my back on them. I am listening to their stories, hearing and feeling their pain, I am giving a voice to the voices of the erased.
This El Niño Is A Huge Humanitarian Crisis - But It Didn't Have To Be
This 'new normal' demands a different way of doing things, both in our actions to reduce and adapt to the impacts of climate
I was a refugee, now I stand with refugees
CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide, an independent humanitarian a...
Vulnerable Kids Everywhere Need Their Health Shots
Former World Health Organization Assistant Director-General fo...
In any setting, funding the supply and delivery of vaccines is a proven way to save lives. And with millions of children on the move, the stakes could not be higher.
Terror in Lake Chad Basin and the Failure of the Humanitarian System
Mothers and children must be the priority this World Humanitarian Day
Founder-President, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa
On Humanitarian Day it is right that we mark the plight of the millions affected and displaced by humanitarian crises across the globe and the thousands of humanitarians who dedicate their lives helping them.
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Boko Haram Survivors Are Starving To Death As Aid Falls Short
"I have never heard such fear and desperation. This is a new terrible.”
Dramatic Footage Captures Harrowing Rescue Of Syrians Trapped In Aleppo
"When thinking of Syria, think of the people there, not about ISIS or Assad.”
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