East Africa: how to make a living in a refugee camp
5 April, 2016
Safi Kisasa, 43, is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When she arrived in Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya in 2011, she had only the clothes she wore and limited options for survival. But she was determined to find work. “I had these two hands which I was willing...
Dangerous crossings: migrants' search for a better life in Yemen
25 March, 2016
Obock, 18 March 2016: Mohammed, 20, is returning home to Ethiopia after spending a grueling seven months in war-torn Yemen as a migrant. He was euphoric to arrive in Djibouti, which marked the first stage of his long journey home.
As with many migrants, Mohammed suffered traumatic...
The UN Secretary-General's Mission for Humanity - Day 3: South Sudan
18 March, 2016
A Mission for Humanity, Day 3 by United Nations OCHA on Exposure
South Sudan: UN deputy humanitarian chief calls for end to civilian suffering
26 February, 2016
The United Nations deputy humanitarian chief today called on all parties to the conflict in South Sudan to protect civilians and grant safe and unhindered humanitarian access as she wrapped up a two-day visit to the African country.
Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for...
The UN Secretary-General's Mission for Humanity - Day 1 : Ethiopia
25 February, 2016
The UN Secretary General’s Mission for Humanity - Day 1 by United Nations OCHA on Exposure