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  • 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...
  • News

    Scale of cyclone Pam disaster staggering

    16 March 2015
    The scale of Vanuatu’s cyclone disaster is matched only by the complexity of the required humanitarian response, according to both the government and aid workers...
  • 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...
  • Feature

    Cambodia's Montagnard "test"

    30 December 2014
    Cambodia’s actions in the ongoing case of a group of Vietnamese ethnic minorities suggests the country’s capacity and willingness to protect asylum seekers remains weak...