Eritrean refugee children in Ethiopia.
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Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia are caught in a conflict in a country that was supposed to provide them refuge.
Although it has been extended by two more weeks, the decision to end the visa program is disappointing given heavy fighting continues and the humanitarian crisis worsens.
Phone surveys were used to gather data in Ethiopia.
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Our work highlights the potential of phone surveys to monitor active and large-scale conflicts.
Russia’s invasion isn’t only devastating the lives of ordinary Ukrainians but is also disrupting global supply chains and increasing poverty around the world.
Ukrainian refugees wait near the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico.
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Four scholars of race, religion and immigration explain how US refugee and asylum policy has long been racially and religiously discriminatory in practice.
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Refugee camps should only be a temporary solution. They’re no place for ongoing health care.
The U.S. has evacuated 84,600 Afghans since August 2021, but many of these people remain in a legal limbo.
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The U.S. has promised to take in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. But there is concern that this could further complicate efforts to welcome and resettle Afghan evacuees.
Tigray’s al-Nejashi Mosque, one of Africa’s oldest Islamic sites, was damaged in December 2020.
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Many of the artefacts Ethiopia is famous for are found in Tigray. Their continued destruction could lead to irreversible culture shock and social collapse.
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We need to document and investigate these attacks, including testimonies from health workers, if we are ever to see these war crimes prosecuted.
The destroyed main building of a school in Zhytomyr, Ukraine.
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No state in the global community should have to earn Russia’s compliance with the law. If the rule of law is not respected, the entire global community becomes as vulnerable as Ukraine is now.
Their social media feeds contain images of tanks, bombs and war-style propaganda. Here’s how to help them navigate social media ‘news’ content about war, while minimising any distress.
A cheering crowd surrounds the toppled statue of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in Addis Ababa following the overthrow of the Ethiopian military regime in 1991.
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Prevailing political attitudes, security actors, alliances and geopolitics differ starkly from the final days of the hated Ethiopian military regime.
Dance and movement therapy not only holds promise for treatment of trauma, anxiety and depression but can also contribute lifelong coping skills.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and a growing global refugee crisis have shone a light on the ever-increasing need for new approaches to mental health treatment.
Ethiopian refugees fleeing fighting in Tigray province queue to receive supplies at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan’s eastern Gedaref province.
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The standoff between Abiy Ahmed and the armed forces in Tigray has already caused thousands to flee their homes.
Soldiers from the Mozambican army patrol the streets in Mocimboa da Praia following an attack by suspected Islamists in October 2018.
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The situation in Cabo Delgado is dire. The international community needs to act fast to contain it.
Children receive biscuits and other foods from the Groundbreakers community feeding programme in Ocean View, Cape Town.
South Africans have experienced significant shocks to their livelihoods, and the threat of hunger presents a major concern for health, political and social stability.
It’s difficult to enforce social distancing in refugee camp settings.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is a global problem and solutions must also be found for the most vulnerable populations.
No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.
Venezuelans have faced food and medicine shortages since late 2015. Now power outages have cut off water supplies, too.
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As rival factions vie for control over Venezuela, many of the country’s 31 million people are suffering prolonged power outages, food and water shortages, and limited access to medicine.
Severe malnutrition, like this Yemeni boy experienced, is one of the results of the Yemen conflict.
The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. A Senate vote could end what a human rights scholar says is US complicity in genocide.