"Not a day goes by without seeing armed men or hearing gunfire... of course I am afraid.” - Sara, 19

What’s it like to be a young Palestinian refugee in Lebanon today?

Aid and Policy

Migration

Environment and Disasters

Conflict

Food

  • Analysis

    HAS VIDEO Maize after drought

    King corn’s crown slips

    11 May 2016
    Maize has dominated Africa’s food production for close to a century, but climate change may bring that reign to an end. What are the alternatives?
  • News

    Top Picks

    6 May 2016
    Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and...

Health

  • News

    Top Picks

    29 April 2016
    Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and...
  • Analysis

    ‘Addicted to punishment’

    14 April 2016
    Latin American leaders have been at the forefront of global drug enforcement policy reform. But they have been far less successful at reform of their...

Human Rights

Politics and Economics