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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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These are the World’s 10 Most Neglected Crises

A map from OCHA shows where the money is not flowing.

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos at Geneva launch of humanitarian response palns for 2014. Photo: Violaine Martin

UN Asks For More Money Than Ever Before for Humanitarian Relief

An unfortunate record is set.

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How We Are Failing Syrian People

A simple math equation.

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Why We Need to Fund the Syrian Humanitarian Appeal

Interviews with spokespeople from the WFP, UNICEF, and UNDP.

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Why the UN is So Deeply Concerned About Central African Republic

Amidst upheaval in the Central African Republic, a UN official summed up the UN’s deep fears for the country in one sentence. “This is a region with very little absorbtive capacity,” he told the UN press corps today.

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