August 28th, 2015 | by EJC
Innovation, in the humanitarian realm, is about finding sustainable and dignified solutions to the most pressing issues that affect the wellbeing of people affected by conflict, man-made or natural disasters, diseases, and food insecurity. However, in rapid-onset or complex emergencies, some of the infrastructure that is needed to implement ‘high-tech’ solutions is non-existent.
April 24th, 2015 | by EJC
Shrinking editorial budgets have resulted in journalists turning to aid agencies to cover news from the frontlines of crises. Is this a threat to editorial integrity or are aid agencies filling a growing gap in foreign reporting
December 29th, 2014 | by EJC
When students at the Ajuong Thok Refugee Camp in South Sudan first held the smart phones given to them by a UN Refugee Agency project, they didn't know how to turn them on. But, after a two month course in digital storytelling, they used them to tell local stories about life in the camp
March 24th, 2014 | by EJC
We need to hear the voices from the ground in order to get a big picture. Boštjan Videmšek, an award-winning journalist and a foreign correspondent of biggest Slovenian daily DELO tells a story of a Syrian refugee who fled the ransacked city of Homs, Syria.
July 5th, 2013 | by EJC
DOMIZ CAMP, Iraq, January 3 (UNHCR) – Often fleeing with nothing but the clothes on their back, refugees are usually dependent on help from others, including host communities, UNHCR and its many partners
June 20th, 2013 | by EJC
Today is the World Refugee Day. A new report 'UNHCR Global Trends 2012' which was released on 19 June reveals mind-breaking facts about the situation of displacement today.
April 29th, 2013 | by EJC
The UNHCR reporters investigate the lives of refugees and internally displaced persons throughout the world. Here is the story from Myanmar.