Stories about Humanitarian Response from January, 2014
A fatal disease is killing sugar cane workers in Nicaragua. Photojournalist Ed Kashi wants to raise awareness about this mysterious epidemic through a documentary project that is looking for funding.
Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.
The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.
Expensive yet poorly constructed, squatters reign in homes that were intended for Haiti's earthquake victims.
Dead bodies are still being retrieved in the Visayas two months after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Temporary shelters were also exposed to be overpriced and substandard
The town of Manado in Indonesia was hit by a massive flashflood and landslide that displaced more than 40,000 residents. The landslide reportedly buried dozens of cars and passengers.
On Christmas Eve several islands in the Eastern Caribbean, including Dominica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced heavy rainfall and severe flooding.