We are not the world: Inside the “perfect storm” of famine
Wed Mar 29th, 2017 at 7:00 PM EDT
Twenty million lives are at risk across northern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. What will it take to make the world notice?
After drought, Zimbabwe contends with fall armyworm invasion
Wed Mar 29th, 2017 at 10:23 AM EDT
A new pest is devastating crops in 13 African states. Are hopes for a post-drought recovery in Zimbabwe being dashed?
New UN chief faces uphill battle on conflict prevention
Wed Mar 29th, 2017 at 9:06 AM EDT
Early conflict prevention is a great mantra, but how does UN chief Guterres intend to pay for it?
New Gambia, new migration?
Tue Mar 28th, 2017 at 10:28 AM EDT
Democratic government in The Gambia means better prospects for reducing runaway migration from the West African nation, a fact the EU is keen to exploit
Trapped: How northwestern Syria became a cage for hundreds of thousands of civilians
Tue Mar 28th, 2017 at 8:06 AM EDT
The increasingly bitter and desperate fight for control over Syria’s largest rebel-controlled area is leaving civilians with no way out
Famine in Somalia: Twice in six years?
Tue Mar 28th, 2017 at 7:56 AM EDT
Another famine looms in Somalia. Has the aid community sufficiently learned from its past mistakes?
Local aid agencies: still waiting for a bigger share of the funding cake
Mon Mar 27th, 2017 at 9:14 AM EDT
Last year, local aid agencies were promised a lot more cash. They’re still waiting. Why?
UN peacekeeping, African debt, and a referendum in Turkey: The Cheat Sheet
Fri Mar 24th, 2017 at 11:40 AM EDT
Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look ahead at what’s lurking on the humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:
Why there’s no need to panic on UN peacekeeping cuts
Fri Mar 24th, 2017 at 9:47 AM EDT
President Trump may want to impose swingeing cuts to UN peacekeeping missions around the globe, but it's not just up to him
Raped, injected with poison, entire family murdered: One woman's story in CAR
Thu Mar 23rd, 2017 at 10:07 AM EDT
The obstacles to justice in Central African Republic are many, especially for women. Might a new hybrid court help?