Refugees/IDPs

IRIN’s Top Picks: Gates Foundation, Afghanistan and the Holocaust

DUBAI, 29 January 2015 (IRIN Global) - Our top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. full report

What next for Libya?

TRIPOLI, 29 January 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - As UN-led talks continue between Libya's various political factions in Geneva, a bomb attack in Tripoli by the group calling itself the Islamic State serves as an important reminder of how close the country is to slipping into chaos. full report

Much aid, little long-term impact in DRC

NAIROBI, 27 January 2015 (IRIN Africa) - Amid donor cutbacks and camp closures, aid agencies are questioning the sustainable impact of humanitarian response in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and calling for an overhaul of aid delivery. full report

The real winners of Greece's elections: refugees

ATHENS, 26 January 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - The coming to power of a far-left party in Greece threatens to cause havoc for Europe's economy. But the landmark election could have a very positive effect for the thousands of refugees who arrive in the country every year. full report

Myanmar’s reform roller coaster

Nairobi, 23 January 2015 (IRIN Asia) - MSF's announcement that it has resumed operations in Rakhine state is welcome news. But the space for humanitarian agencies shifts in line with Myanmar's stumbling reform process. And in an election year, it could become an increasingly bumpy ride. full report

IRIN’s Top Picks: IDPs, Yemen, War Pillage and Ebola

DUBAI, 22 January 2015 (IRIN Global) - Our top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. full report

WEF: What to watch

DUBAI, 21 January 2015 (IRIN Global) - The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting kicks off in Davos on Wednesday. Here's a quick guide to some of the panels of interest to humanitarians. full report

Yemenis living "hour to hour" amid power struggle

SANA'A, 20 January 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - Yemen's Houthi rebels have seized control of the presidential palace, launching the Arab world's poorest country into yet more uncertainty. full report

Aid at risk as Afghanistan's war splinters

LONDON, 19 January 2015 (IRIN Asia) - Delivering aid to millions of Afghans in need will be even more dangerous in 2015, as government forces and militant groups splinter and security deteriorates, analysts say. full report

Syria envoy plays the ISIS card, but will it work?

LONDON, 16 January 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - The UN's special envoy to Syria is trying to use the fear of ISIS to push for peace. It is likely to be a hard sell. full report

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