The wave of displacement is just the start of a far larger disruption of the area's population anticipated as fighting continues
Conflict and fragility reverse hard-won development gains. It takes a high economic toll globally -- about $14.3 trillion
"At the beginning there was no pain, no itching, but then it became inflamed," says Zahra, "It affected me a lot. I couldn't
By repeatedly claiming that their opponents are "un-patriotic tools" of "foreigner masters," the Jubilee/GOP succeed/ed in casting their rivals not as people with differing policy positions, but as "un-Godly" and "other" entities voters should be very wary and leery of.
There are currently almost 60 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world. This is the most at any time since World War II -- a devastating reminder on International Migrants Day.
"IDPs in a lot of ways are more vulnerable than refugees."
We were in a government-run orphanage in the center of Baghdad, looking into the faces of some of the 1 million war orphans that Iraq is struggling to save amid chaos and destruction. Chaos and destruction that we, Americans, helped create. Orphans that we helped create.
In a nutshell, foreign governments who alert their citizens not to travel to Iraq while not differentiating between red, amber and green zones, are very misleading to investors and foreign travelers.
As the IDP population grows and disperses in a region, aid efforts grow less effective, the report noted. The current humanitarian
Mary Nyalipe Yoac has lived through five famines and four wars. Her brown eyes, now fading into a bluish grey with age, have witnessed more brutality and suffering than most can comprehend. Tragically, the last 10 months were no different, her community devoured by fighting and all that she owned destroyed or looted.