As the planet warms due to climate change, weather patterns are changing and in many cases becoming more extreme.
Beyond projects and emergency response, how can international humanitarian organizations support sustainable humanitarian engagement at the local level?
Could a voluntary compliance mechanism, designed to be non-binding and non-political, help bridge the gap between the ideals behind the rules of war and real-world practice on the ground?
Even for those who manage to make it to a destination country with a good economy, their odyssey is not over. Living in the shadows of an affluent social welfare society, migrants in Norway struggle to survive.
Sent back to Guatemala after being caught by police in Mexico, Guatemalan migrants arrive at the border with little more than the clothes they are wearing. The Guatemalan Red Cross works to make the return less painful.
The Gulf of Aden has long been one of the world’s deadliest places for migrants. Now the conflict in Yemen has reversed traditional migration patterns and created new humanitarian challenges.
The American Red Cross, New York Chapter, Emergency Communication Center (ECC) is a 24/7 service run by volunteers and staff who monitor fires via the radio and a direct line to the NYC fire department.