What does it take for a health worker to wish death for her patient, even while doing everything to save her? This is just one of the agonizing questions I was confronted with during a mental health assessment in and around Mosul, Iraq, after fighting there began to subside late last year.
Red Cross Red Crescent magazine goes on the road with migrants as they make the exhausting journey through the freezing mountain passes of northern Colombia.
Fabian Arellano Peña, who leads the Colombian Red Cross’ disaster management team, explains what the world needs to learn from the Americas’ biggest, on going, mass migration.
Bleeding feet. Cold mountain roads. Sidewalk for a bed. A typical day for thousands of migrants making the long trek on foot through Colombia. These are their stories.
The British Columbia state in Canada has seen violent fires in the last years. This is the story of people who lived through the fires and are looking at the future, with its challenges and hopes.
A guided tour with IFRC President Francesco Rocca through an ancient city being rebuilt, the reform of the Italian Red Cross and the big issues he plans to tackle at the global level.
A mother’s search for her daughter highlights how easily people fall out of touch — even in the digital age.
Families of people who have gone missing bear a singular psychological and emotional burden.
Mental health and psychosocial services can be critical to recovery efforts in times of crisis. Now a growing part of emergency response, these services still fall far short of the massive needs. How should humanitarians respond?
With heavier rains expected to hit their makeshift camps, desperate people who fled violence in Myanmar have even more to worry about.