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  • Analysis

    Can UNRWA be fixed?

    3 July 2015
    Facing what its commissioner-general Pierre Krähenbühl called its “ most serious financial crisis ever ,” this week the UN agency for Palestinian refugees announced it...
  • Feature

    Jordan's deportation double standards

    25 May 2015
    Wael al-Sahlee’s journey went into reverse pretty quickly. The 40-year-old Palestinian from Syria had been living in Jordan illegally for three years, having fled the...
  • News

    Donors asked to dig deep for Syria

    31 March 2015
    High-level officials from 78 countries and more than 40 international organisations are gathering in Kuwait City to take part in the Third International Humanitarian Pledging...
  • Analysis

    What refugees think of aid agencies

    5 March 2015
    Aid agencies are partial, unaccountable and potentially corrupt, and they fail to meet refugees’ most pressing needs. These are just some of the criticisms emerging...
  • Analysis

    Does celebrity advocacy actually work?

    13 February 2015
    This week was a fanfare for celebrity humanitarians: Forest Whitaker appealed for peace in South Sudan alongside UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos; Angelina...