Stories about Humanitarian Response from January, 2017
“The Human Rights Situation in Burundi Is Deteriorating: We Need a New Approach to Show the World What is Happening”
"Strained relations in Burundi are causing price hikes and making life very difficult for the population. We need an urgent resolution to the Burundi crisis".
The dead are mostly local Kyrgyz from a nearby village, and some of the stories are harrowing.
Jean-Marie Servant, a specialist in reconstructive plastic surgery, a celebrated humanitarian, and a “giant among men,” has died. On social media, his friends are remembering his compassion and genius.
"Hunger is the most dominant thought on Yemenis minds during this period."
"The level of barbarity was such that pregnant women got their wombs blown out and massacred before their children. And these innocent children were not spared either..."
"A million refugees who left and their million stories all exist in me, and every one of them left a scar."