2017 Issue 2 Crisis within crisis

With conflict and ravaged infrastructure complicating the response, the Somalia drought crisis is a case study on the challenges of saving lives in a complex emergency.



Other stories from this issue

One response, one voice

Complex crises, such as the emergency in South Sudan, can test the capacity of the Red Cross Red Crescent movement to respond with one voice.

Cholera grips Yemen

Yemen was already the world’s single largest humanitarian crisis before it fell victim to a deadly cholera outbreak that has now claimed some 2,000 lives.

A year of extremes

As ongoing drought ravages large swathes of Africa, other parts of the world have been wracked by heavy rains, tropical storms, flooding and landslides.