The anguished, tear-soaked face of a father cradling his baby daughter’s lifeless body has given rise to a global cry of outrage and shaming directed at the United Nations. Her name is Zainab, and here is her little figure wrapped in a blue, paper shroud, with her [continue reading].
Displaced Persons IDP
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 47 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator for the country said Monday. The figures are expected to increase as more information becomes available, [continue reading].
Natural disasters forced more than 19 million people from their homes in 2014, mostly the result of typhoons, flooding and other weather-related events that are becoming more intense and more frequent, a leading European aid agency said Monday. Close to 90 percent of the 19.3 [continue reading].