In Depth Reports

  • The Rohingya

    27 November 2018

    A selection of IRIN’s reporting on the deep roots of anti-Rohingya violence; the 2017 refugee crisis; and the next steps for Myanmar’s rejected minority.

  • Exploitation and Abuse

    18 October 2018

    Coverage of #MeToo, #AidToo, safeguarding, exploitation and abuse in the humanitarian sector

  • Congo: A decades-long cycle of war

    12 April 2018

    A curation of in-depth reports from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the gulf between aid funding and humanitarian needs is growing fast

  • Humanitarian Technology

    21 March 2018

    The promises and risks of new technology in disaster response.

    A curated collection of IRIN reporting.

  • Ituri Province, DRC

    15 March 2018

    After a decade of relative calm, violence made a sudden and brutal return to the region at the start of 2018

  • The hurricanes of 2017

    6 December 2017

    Full coverage: How the Caribbean responds to, and recovers from, hurricanes and other natural disasters

  • Colombia’s troubled peace

    8 September 2017

    Peace accords signed between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, better known as FARC, have ended a half-century conflict that killed 260,000 people and displaced another six million.


    But it does not mean an end to Colombia’s violence. FARC’s smaller...

  • Countering militancy in the Sahel

    18 July 2017

    Violent extremism seems to have exploded out of nowhere in the Sahel over recent years. But to assume that armed groups such as Boko Haram – whose campaign of bombings, assassinations and abductions has left more than 10 million people in need of humanitarian aid ­– are driven by nothing more...

  • Climate change and food security

    24 February 2017

    During the last two decades, 200 million people have been lifted out of hunger. But climate change threatens those gains, and Africa will be the hardest hit region.


    Agriculture is Africa's biggest employer. But mean temperatures are expected to rise faster than the global average...

  • On the verge of collapse

    22 September 2016

    Fish stocks in our oceans are already depleted and could be in terminal decline due to the twin effects of climate change and overfishing. Scientists are warning of an emerging health crisis in poor countries in the vulnerable tropical zone. This multi-part investigation explores where we are...