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Iraq’s rebuild billions, Africa’s week of drama, and Oxfam’s seismic sex scandal: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:30:17 +0000

(image) Get up to speed with our weekly cheat sheet of hot humanitarian topics



High heels, skis, woollen blankets: what not to send to a tropical island when disaster strikes

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:04:10 +0000

(image) Thinking of donating to a cyclone-hit country? Aid groups say please send cash not goods



EXCLUSIVE: Oxfam sexual exploiter in Haiti caught seven years earlier in Liberia

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:00:20 +0000

(image) The Oxfam employee accused of organising sex worker orgies in Haiti had already resigned from a different charity years earlier over similar behaviour



Suffering Syrians, trapped Venezuelans, and a Ugandan refugee swindle: The Cheat Sheet

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:29:19 +0000

(image) Get up to speed with our weekly cheat sheet of hot humanitarian topics



It is time to end the child soldier stereotype

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:30:45 +0000

(image) We must give conflict children an education so they can forge positive identities after they are demobilised



Afghan attacks force aid rethink, leave local NGOs more exposed

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:00:55 +0000

(image) Another violent month in Afghanistan has forced aid groups to re-consider their work. But where does this leave local NGOs?



Mapped: How monsoon rains could submerge Rohingya refugee camps

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:26:47 +0000

(image) This bird’s-eye view shows just how vulnerable Rohingya are to flood and landslide risks



Fumbled repatriation sows fear in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:32:36 +0000

(image) Repatriation might not be immediately on the cards for many Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, but the uncertainty is deeply unsettling



“Ghost schools” risk breeding militancy in Pakistan tribal areas

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 03:41:59 +0000

(image) What are the long-term costs of allowing children not to have an education? Pakistan’s FATA region is about to find out



EVENT: Humanitarian crises in the spotlight at Davos

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:12:02 +0000

(image) Follow IRIN at the World Economic Forum