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Crises & Countries in Conflict

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Crises & Countries in Conflict

When the Key to Unlocking a Crisis Is in the Fine Print

For Omar Yaghi, the only thing that stood between life and death was paperwork. Specifically, paperwork from Israel certifying that eight-month-old Omar and a guardian…
Elizabeth Courtney
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Dec 17, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

Commemorating Human Rights Day

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any…
Josephine Thornton
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Dec 10, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

The Settlements Approach Guidance Note

The humanitarian landscape is quickly transforming. Protracted armed conflicts, uncontrolled urbanization, and environmental pressure present new challenges, even as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louise Thaller
Tulio Mateo
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Dec 9, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

Toward an Inclusive and Barrier-Free Society

On December 3, we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This year, the theme is “Building Back Better: towards an inclusive, accessible,…
Josephine Thornton
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Dec 3, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

Exploring Vietnam’s COVID-19 Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a global reckoning: From shortages of PPE to intermittent lockdowns, nations are wrestling with the fact that they were ill-equipped…
Conor Boba
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Dec 2, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

Supporting Vulnerable Children During The Pandemic

Children’s early childhood experiences have long-lasting effects on their health, development, and quality of life. Ensuring children are nourished, cared for, and safe during this…
Carolyn Moore
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Nov 17, 2020
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