Thousands of Fukushima Refugees Forgotten

Over two years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated areas in and around the Japanese city of Fukushima, many residents have been left to live in impromptu residential camps with no hope of returning to their previous ways of life

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Panic Spreads in Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines

Five days after Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the central Philippines, panic was spreading Wednesday and parched, hungry residents were resorting to increasingly desperate measures

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Syrian Aid Figures ‘Devastating’ And ‘Staggering’

As diplomats assessed prospects of bringing Syria’s warring sides around the negotiating table, the United Nations said Tuesday that 40 percent of all Syrians are now in need in need of humanitarian aid

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Syrian Starvation

Hunger is a growing threat to Syrians living in regions hit by the civil war and children are now dying of malnutrition

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Two Million Flee Syria

Syria’s refugee crisis is escalating, with the number of people having fled its borders doubling to 2m in the past six months

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1 Million Child Refugees

One million children have already been forced to flee Syria since the start of the country’s civil war, according to a joint statement issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF

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The Shocking Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds swarmed across a bridge into neighboring Iraq’s northern self-ruled Kurdish region over the past few days in one of the biggest waves of refugees since the rebellion against President Bashar Assad began

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100,000 Refugees Every Week…

The U.N. said Thursday that the number of registered Syrian refugees jumped 10 percent in the past week alone, part of what the U.N. commissioner for refugees called a “staggering escalation.”

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Syria’s Lost Generation

Rights group finds at least two million children have suffered malnutrition, disease and severe trauma during conflict

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Syrian Humanitarian Crisis Continues to Deteriorate

Two years into the conflict, the humanitarian situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, a spokesperson of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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