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  • News

    Vanuatu reeling from cyclone Pam

    14 March 2015
    The closure of the main airport in Vanuatu is hampering the humanitarian response to cyclone Pam, which tore through the Pacific island archipelago yesterday, causing...
  • 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...