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  • Feature

    Mexico's minefield for migrants

    26 June 2015
    In July last year, under US pressure after a record number of unaccompanied Central American children reached the Mexico-US border, Mexico launched “Plan Frontera Sur”...
  • Analysis

    The new buzzword in aid

    9 April 2015
    “Urban” may be the new buzzword in humanitarian circles, but aid agencies have been slow to turn it into action. Conflict-ridden urban sprawl is increasingly...
  • Analysis

    Killing us softly

    27 March 2015
    A recent public outcry in China, sparked by a damning documentary about air pollution, was based on well-founded fear: Of the 100 million people who...
  • 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...