#Humanitarian Crisis

  • Article: COVID-19 Is Increasing Child Marriage Rates in Yemen: UN

    COVID-19 Is Increasing Child Marriage Rates in Yemen: UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 26, 2020

    Families experiencing economic hardship are more likely to resort to the harmful practice. Read more

  • Article: Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    By Helen Lock|April 2, 2020

    Taban Shoresh fled Iraq as a child refugee, later she returned to help women recover from trauma. Read more

  • Article: Hunger Looms in Madagascar After Torrential Rains Displace More Than 100,000 People

    Hunger Looms in Madagascar After Torrential Rains Displace More Than 100,000 People

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 31, 2020

    The floods have destroyed roads, schools, houses, farms, and livestock. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Monitoring Suspended in South Sudan After 3 Aid Workers Were Killed

    Ebola Monitoring Suspended in South Sudan After 3 Aid Workers Were Killed

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    A total of 115 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since December 2013. Read more

  • Article: Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The West African country has a history of extreme weather, and climate change is making it worse. Read more

  • Article: Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 4, 2019

    And 3 million more people aren’t guaranteed at least one meal daily. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 14, 2019

    Parents can’t afford school supplies or food, and children are forced to work. Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more