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Aid agencies rethink personal data as new EU rules loom

Aid agencies rethink personal data as new EU rules loom

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 18, 2018 0

Sweeping European privacy regulations are forcing the humanitarian sector to radically rethink how it handles data on tens of millions of people, interviews with experts and aid industry insiders reveal.   Aid agencies

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In northern Myanmar, a long-forgotten conflict flares out of view

In northern Myanmar, a long-forgotten conflict flares out of view

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 18, 2018 0

Doi Ra hid with her family in an outhouse toilet as the soldiers gathered up the men from her village, blindfolded them, and tied their hands together.

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Five migration trends to watch in 2018

Five migration trends to watch in 2018

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 17, 2018 0

2017 saw a host of new and quickly deepening humanitarian crises from Southeast Asia to Africa . But behind this rising tide of forced displacement was an isolationist and xenophobic political backdrop that

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Rohingya who fled Myanmar a second time are certain: "We can’t go back"

Rohingya who fled Myanmar a second time are certain: "We can’t go back"

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 17, 2018 0

Noor Mohammed fled to Bangladesh in 1991, only to return to his home in Myanmar a year later, lured by a promise of safety. Now, he’s back in Bangladesh, one of more than

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Food aid 2018: the never-ending crisis

Food aid 2018: the never-ending crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 15, 2018 0

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Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

January 12, 2018 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:   Red flags in Côte d'Ivoire  

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Donors lose appetite for North Korean food aid

Donors lose appetite for North Korean food aid

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 9, 2018 0

To what extent should you help a regime willing to starve its own citizens to build missiles

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An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet

An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet

January 5, 2018 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:   New year, more war in Syria

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Europe sends Afghans back to danger

Europe sends Afghans back to danger

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 4, 2018 0

Conflict is getting worse in Afghanistan — but that’s not slowing deportations from Europe

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Ten humanitarian crises to look out for in 2018

Ten humanitarian crises to look out for in 2018

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 31, 2017 0

Here’s our insider take on 10 crises that will shape the humanitarian agenda in

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