Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2015
Peuhl minorities of Islamic confession have been trying to escape anti-balaka militia since the beginning of the civil war in in the Central African Republic. One of the camps where displaced Peuhl can find protection is the Yaloke camp by the Cameroonian border in the western region. The health situation in...
A scientific publication in the Journal of Ecological Economics argues that “over-exploitation of either Labor or Nature will result in a societal collapse” if nothing is done to prevent it. Based on a mathematical model, the study explains (via The Guardian) that the convergence of ” the stretching of resources due...
Seema Basnet and Sangita Magar aren't letting their injuries get in the way of their education.
"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."
Following the devastation of Pacific islands nation Vanuatu by Category 5 Cyclone Pam, John Englart (aka @Takvera) looks at links with climate change: Vanuatu has suffered its worst disaster on record with the impact of Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam, with the President of Vanuatu blaming climate change for extreme...
"Freedom of speech must be complete. However, freedom of conscience and worship must be protected too."
The 'Lebanese for Refugees' NGO is attempting to alleviate the suffering of Syrians living in Lebanon's refugee camps. Joey Ayoub takes a closer look to find out how
The documentary about the horrific 2012 Delhi rape case wasn't perfect, but any thoughtful critiques were shoved aside when India's government banned the film and asked YouTube to block it.
Global Voices profiles four citizen initiatives that are providing relief to populations affected by Madagascar's new floods.
Madagascar is going through another extremely difficult time, with a large part of the country being inundated by floods. Residents have uploaded photos of the devastation to social media.
A Gazan doctor teams up with human rights activist to rebuild Gaza's only school for disabled children.