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  • News

    Cyclone Pam batters Vanuatu

    13 March 2015
    As cyclone Pam, a category 5 storm, makes landfall today on the pacific islandsof Vanuatu, humanitarian workers there say the urban poor are especially at...
  • 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...
  • Analysis

    Jihadi jurisprudence?

    24 April 2014
    Within extremist militant circles is a debate over acceptable behavior under the Islamic rules of war. This so-called “jihadi jurisprudence” is increasingly studied by humanitarians...