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Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017
Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many Read More
Joy Has Hatched in My House
"Like an egg, joy has hatched in my house. Between myself and my wives, and between me and my children. I learned that compassion is a new force for transformation." Amada is a participant in the Read More
It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters
At the age of 22, Mariam survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More
Images of a Life Gone By
From female taxi driver and entrepreneur to refugee, Fatimé is rebuilding her life from scratch.
Her entire life is spread out in front of her: vacations in Cameroun, Read More
The Mathematics of Crisis: Adding Up the Facts for Action
In 2011, it took 16 official warnings of a food security crisis before famine was finally declared in Somalia. The human cost of this was at least 260,000 lives, half of which Read More
Keeping the Tradition
Despite the rocky beginning to her own marriage when she was 12, Endayehu seriously considered getting her own daughters married as children to “maintain a good image” for her family. Find out Read More
Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health into Disaster Risk Reduction Planning
Carolyn Baer, Senior SRH Technical Advisor for Emergencies, is telling the story of her trip to Pakistan for SRH integration into Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Read More
Leadership matters in building support for family planning programming
Kamlesh Giri, Senior Technical Advisor for Clinical training. He is sharing his insights on the transition to Phase II of the SAFPAC program in Pakistan Read More
The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher
By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.
It is day one of our Read More
Dadaab, Kenya: Disability is not Inability!
Welcome to Dagahaley Refugee Camp in the Kenyan town of Dadaab. We are at Juba Primary School, Special Needs Education unit. In this class, there are eight pupils - 5 girls and 3 boys - all of Read More