Foreign aid might not be so helpful after all. Funds tend to benefit the rich rather than help those in poverty.
I recently was put in contact with a few journalists from Venezuela to explain what life is like there during these volatile times. This is what they had to say.
In 2016, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 13.5 million Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance. Millions of innocent victims are fleeing what has become a region of immense political instability, destabilization, violence, war, and persecution. Immediate life-saving aid such as food, water, sanitation, and health care are desperately […]
In countries and communities where war and natural disasters can last for years, children are not given the opportunity to realize their right to eduction. Natasha Dobrijevic explores the new Education Cannot Wait fund and what it means for the future of education in emergencies.