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From a Displacement Camp in Juba, Former Director of Agriculture Watches as his State Slides Closer to Famine

Crystal Wells | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

A year ago, James Gatluak, 38, was working with farmers across all nine counties in Unity State to increase food production. Today, he is stuck in a displacement camp in Juba, his state overrun by violence and its people sliding closer to famine.

DRC: When and How Will This All End?

CARE | Posted 06.03.2013 | World
CARE

She feels pain everywhere, she says, in her abdomen, her back. But she hopes that once she receives some medication, she would feel better.

IDP Camps Illustrate the Human Cost of War in Burma

The Morningside Post | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
The Morningside Post

An estimated 75,000 people have been displaced by the fighting that ignited in June last year between the Burmese government and the Kachin Independence Organization/Army.

Too Soon for Carnival: Sweeping Haiti's 400,000 Poor Back Under the Rug

Mark Schuller | Posted 09.07.2012 | World
Mark Schuller

President Martelly of Haiti is planning a Carnival des Fleurs, a tradition under Duvalier, scheduled to begin July 29, a day after the anniversary of the 1915 U.S. invasion. But for the 390,276 people who are still under ripped sheets of plastic or tarp, it's too soon to celebrate.

Nursing Southern Somalia Through Civil War And Famine

Tommy Standun | Posted 04.30.2012 | Impact
Tommy Standun

Many organizations have been driven from the country by insecurity, and the provision of supplies is severely restricted as roads are often closed by various militia and military forces. But there is hope as Somali citizens provide assistance to their own.

US Embassy Casts Official Doubt on Haiti's Election Results

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The US has raised a gigantic red flag that now covers the results in doubt, the official numbers are contrary to all estimates, and many, many Haitians were disenfranchised to begin with.

Somali Refugees in Dadaab Need More Support

Michel Gabaudan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michel Gabaudan

The Dadaab refugee camp in Northeastern Kenya is over 20 years old and has received successive waves of refugees, reflecting the political turmoil and...

Time to Rebrand Haiti's Tent Cities as Tomas Approaches

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Haiti's Potemkin village, the Camp Corail-Cesselesse relocation camp, is not safe. With the approach of Tomas, which is morphing daily from tropical s...

Unstable Foundations: Human Rights of Haiti's 1.5 Million IDPs

Mark Schuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

Haiti's 1.5 million homeless have once again become invisible. Because they are not seen or heard in mainstream media, most people assume things are improving, the problem solved. Unfortunately they are wrong.

Pakistan Flood Victims Deserve Better

Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Sarro

Pakistan is a moral test case for the world -- do we believe that all people forced out of their homes because of conflict or natural disaster have the same rights no matter where they are from, or don't we?

Begging for Security in Pakistan

Taha Gaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taha Gaya

As Albert Einstein famously remarked, insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Last week, the UN humanita...

Civilian Casualties Ignored in Pakistan

Chris Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Rogers

In Pakistan, there are no official figures on civilian casualties, and very little is known about how fighting between government forces and Taliban militants harm civilians. All available indications are that civilian casualties are significant.

Minor Infractions: Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Immigrants With Low-Level Possession Offenses

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

One week from today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder which can potentially impact countless legal immigrants and asylum seekers.

Transfers Imminent as Varick Street Immigration Detention Center Set to Close

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

The decision by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to close its 300-bed facility at Varick Street in Manhattan is of great concern to immigrant rights advocates.

Protestors Agitated, ICE Responded - and a Haitian Immigrant is Released from Detention

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene M. Roberts

The announcement by the Department of Homeland Security that Temporary Protected Status - and suspension of deportation - would be granted to Haitian ...

Filmmaker Cofounds Humanitarian Effort In Afghanistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Sometimes, documenting the world's injustices is not enough. That's what NEED magazine founder Kelly Kinnunen realized on a recent trip to an IDP camp...

Congo Spurns Burundi Refugees at Border

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Frustration in the face of this humanitarian tragedy is understandable. Where is SOS Hillary Clinton in the face of this, especially after her courageous meetings with Congolese President Joseph Kabila?

The Faces of Detention and Deportation: Jean Murat Montrevil

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

Instead of expending its resources to deport immigrants like Jean Murat Montrevil, ICE should exercise its discretion to grant Deferred Action.

Mona Sarika | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Sarika

Due to repeated instances of plagiarism and misattribution, both on HuffPost and elsewhere, Mona Sarika's work has been removed and will no longer app...

The Least of These: Family Detention in America

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

Given the financial and other challenges of housing families in detention centers, Obama should consider more 'civil' alternatives available, such as releasing families into the community.

Majority Of Pakistan Swat IDPs Back Home

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD: Around 90 per cent displaced people, out of the total, due to the operation in Swat, have so far returned to their homes....

IDP Resettlement A Crucial Step To Keeping Extremism At Bay

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

It was the historic lack of government involvement and social alienation that allowed Islamic militants gain a foothold in the North-Western regions in the first place.

Pakistan's Homeless Displaced By Fighting "Totally Ignored"

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

They can't even provide us a tent, how will they make our houses? What are we expected to go back to?

Young Pakistanis Slowly Reversing The Brain Drain

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

The younger lot who return to Pakistan feel insecure at times, but understand that this is a temporary phase Pakistan is experiencing, and that eventually things will return to normal.

In Waiting To Strike Taliban, Pakistan Committed Strategic Blunder

Ahsan Butt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahsan Butt

When the Taliban overstepped their bounds, both literally and metaphorically, it led to greater public support for aggressive action, and gave the civilian leadership badly needed political cover to order the latest military operation against the militants.