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Each day up to 40,000 Venezuelans pass back and forth the Colombian border town of Cúcuta, in search of food, medicine and medical treatment, and a chance for a better life. A photo feature from
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On our Cheat Sheet this week: counting the cost of internal displacement; examining aid partnerships; and the overhead costs of the largest single humanitarian grant in the world.
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Privacy and data protection activists cried foul at the new tie-up, questioning if WFP understood what it was getting itself into and if proper safeguards had been put in place.
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Since coming to power in April 2018, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has brought major changes to the politics of the country
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Shelves in some stores are running low on basic produce, while those few main supermarkets that are still fully stocked with imported staples have raised their prices
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Climate change is expected to drive up temperatures and decrease monsoon rains in parts of Pakistan – fuelling urban migration out of semi-arid areas. But drought is already pushing rural farmers to leave their homes.
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Tens of thousands have been killed in Yemen’s war. Meet the young Yemeni man risking his life to bring the dead home.
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As the exodus continues, what’s does the situation at the border between Venezuela and Colombia really look like? Here’s with a photo feature to show you.
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What one boy’s story reveals about the past, present, and future of millions of displaced Iraqis
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Our weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.
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Later this month, the will appeal for $4 billion to aid Yemen. Despite December’s Stockholm Agreement, “the needs are going up, not down.”
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From emergency aid to a protracted crisis: The humanitarian sector grapples with changing needs as Rohingya crisis pushes toward a second full year.
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Key questions about the humanitarian assistance and the political tug-of-war between the country's two rival presidents. Our briefing on the Venezuela aid stand-off.
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Thousands of people are pouring out of Islamic State’s last enclave in Syria, and they need help.
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Tigrayans comprise just six percent of Ethiopia’s population but are perceived as a powerful minority because of their ethnic affinity with the old autocratic regime
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Most Venezuelans come with hopes of new lives and new opportunities in Colombia, but harsh realities greet many new arrivals: lack of resources, shortage of jobs, and healthcare at breaking point. A photo feature from
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What’s bleeping on the humanitarian radar?
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“When the funds dry out”: The Rohingya response continues to focus on short-term goals without planning for a future when funding will wane, critics warn.
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People fleeing Islamic State’s last territory in Syria are arriving at a displacement camp cold and hungry. The World Health Organisation says health workers need to see them straight away.
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It takes months of preparations and negotiations, but one man and a small team of volunteers have managed to bring 360 dead fighters home to their families
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