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Famine Looms in South Sudan, And No One is Doing Enough to Stop It

A stark warning from the UN.

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Here’s What UNICEF and WFP’s New Relief Operation in South Sudan Looks Like

This is an airdrop.

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Map of the Day: Disasters Around the World Since 1996

A visual-historical study of world disasters over time.

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Since the start of the year, aid agencies have reached some 765,000 people - or 24 per cent of the 3.2 million to be assisted by June - with life-saving relief. Our latest situation report has more on the South Sudan crises, and on the humanitarian response: bit.ly/1lUJ4Yf Photo: Flooding in the UN Tomping site for displaced people in Juba. Credit: OCHA

Senior WHO Official: “Unprecedented 13 Months” for Humanitarian Emergencies

A warning from the humanitarian community.

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People on the run earlier this year in Central African Republic. UNHCR / D. Mbaiorem

Why Has it Been So Hard to Raise Funds for CAR?

The problem with fundraising for an off-the-radar crisis.

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A line of Syrian refugee women, some carrying children, cross into Jordan from southern Syria. The outflow this year has been staggering. UNHCR / N. Daoud / February

Here’s How Much The International Community Cares About Syria

Donors are gathering for a Syria pledging conference.

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