Stories about Humanitarian Response from May, 2015
Migrant Tragedies: ‘Behind the Statistics Are Individual Life Stories and Grieving Families’
"If Africa's youth comes to believe that its future lies elsewhere, it will be impossible to solve the issue of migration," says Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
After Earthquakes, Nepal Faces Looming Danger of Landslides
After the earthquake, 547 landslides have occurred in 19 districts and there will be more due to heavy rain during the monsoon season.
Southeast Asia Migration Routes and Statistics
The International Organization for Migration has released a map showing the routes taken by boat refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar when they sought shelter in several Southeast Asian countries. As of May 19, 2015, the IOM estimated that 4,000 refugees are still stranded in the sea while 3,200 have already...
What Should Singapore's Response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Be?
Singapore has remained aloof during the migrant crisis in Southeast Asia, saying that the island cannot accept refugees. But should the city-state do more?
From #GoHomeIndianMedia, Nepal Turns to #ComeBackIndianBarber
Kathmandu's barbers were typically looked down upon. With the human exodus and economic collapse brought about by two earthquakes, however, they've become one of the area's most sought-after professionals.
Rohingya Boat Refugees Rejected by Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia
"Action on #Rohingya is a real test of character for #ASEAN. Are we compassionate or heartless nations?"
Not Everyone in Nepal Is Happy with the Indian Media
Angered by the irresponsible reports in the Indian media, Nepalis online have started using the hashtag #GoHomeIndianMedia, which trended on Twitter for several days.
Bolivia's Civil Service Wracked by a Series of Social Media Slip-Ups
Blunders made by Bolivian civil servants show how simple mistakes quickly escalate in social media.
#NepalQuake Shook Nepal, But The Nepali Spirit Remains Undaunted
"It was an Armageddon," writes Sanjib Chaudhary of his experience in the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. "But our never-dying spirit hasn’t subsided. We will soon bounce back."
Private Initiatives Take the Helm in Solving Europe's Shipwreck Crisis
"With this project, we want to draw attention to the fact that it shouldn't be our aim - but that of the EU."