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Kate Crawford Feb 6
The UN has made a deal with Palantir to give them highly sensitive data about aid recipients in the World Food Program - part of their “very aggressive digital transformation journey.” World reacts in horror. 😱
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Naomi Klein Feb 6
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IRIN News Jan 17
We’re starting off the new year with some big news to share. (🥁roll, please…)
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IRIN News Dec 28
Are you a humanitarian newshound? Take this quiz to find out 👉👉
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IRIN News Dec 13
As part of our special coverage to mark five years of war in South Sudan, check out this curation of recent stories, including fresh reporting and analysis, a new slideshow, and a timeline of the main events.
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IRIN News Dec 3
“If people were to take one thing away from my reporting I hope it would be the fact that South Sudan’s war is quite complicated.” - on our latest Reporter’s View
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Ben Parker Oct 26
In southern Syria, activists say a new siege is underway... under the noses of the US military.
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Annie Slemrod Oct 26
Your friendly reminder that 45,000 people are stuck in the desert between Jordan and Syria and the last real aid shipment they received was by crane in January
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rish Oct 22
Awesome opportunity at not for profit for a Snr Web Developer. The role is part time, remote and offers *tons* of autonomy. You'll work with an award winning team who influence how industry, governments and charities address humanitarian issues
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Ben Parker Oct 18
Replying to @je_ne_tweet_pas
Here is audio of the protest speech by at the Safeguarding Summit
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IRIN News Oct 6
After unsuccessful attempts to migrate to Europe, what awaits those who return home? decided to find out. Hear her reflections on the dilemma facing repatriated migrants in Sierra Leone:
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IRIN News Sep 28
What happens when migrants end up back where they started? Here’s what IRIN reporter learned on her recent trip to Sierra Leone and what drives her work:
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IRIN News Sep 24
For Afghan migrants and asylum seekers, the long-trek to Europe passes through Iran and Turkey. After a surge in new arrivals this year, many now find themselves stuck in eastern Turkey – unable to push onward or return home.
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IRIN News Sep 21
“If people are going to take one thing away from my migration reporting, I would like it to be an understanding of the push-pull and the pressures.” on her work and what drives her in our latest Reporter’s View:
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Heba Aly Sep 19
The ever-vogue team :)
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Aron Lund Sep 3
Idleb briefing: Read my new backgrounder on Syria's last major rebel stronghold, the groups fighting over it, the risks to civilians who live there, and the international intrigues that will decide their future.
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Ben Parker Aug 30
Cate Blanchett speaking at Security Council about the ?
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Heba Aly Aug 22
We've created a new position at to unearth the truth about humanitarian relief in crisis zones. Amid unprecedented levels of conflict & disaster, we're putting investigative journalism at the service of the world's most vulnerable people. Join us
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Aron Lund Aug 10
Searching for Othman: returns to Iraq to try to find a wounded little boy she saw two years ago among the survivors of a massacre near Fallujah—and eventually, she does. This is fantastic writing, but so, so sad:
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Andrew Gully Jul 31
. Please check out this great longform piece from who returned to Iraq's Anbar Province to look for the shrapnel-scarred boy she met in 2016. Her journey, and Othman's story, are a unique window into Iraq's present, past, and future
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