Local authorities must be empowered to tackle systemic insecurity experienced by communities at the hands of both armed groups and the state, finds Oxfam report.
IOM staffers are being summoned to various Mediterranean landing spots after over a thousand migrants were put to sea by Libyan smuggling gangs earlier this week.
Super typhoon Haiyan and surging rice prices pushed the number of Filipinos living in poverty to 25.8 percent in the first half of last year, despite strong economic growth, official data showed.
Tens of thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict need orthopaedic fitting, a prosthesis and rehabilitation. Handicap International highlights the urgent need for immediate care to avoid permanent disabilities.