Tag Archives: Humanitarian

Venezuela: a humanitarian and security crisis on the border with Colombia

As protests flare and opposition grows in Venezuela, so does political repression. Carlos Eduardo Ramirez/Reuters Venezuela has been in the news. The Department of State has advised "do not travel" there given rampant crime, violence, and political instability. In the… … Continue reading

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USCIS Ends Humanitarian Parole Program for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

USCIS announced that, effective immediately, it is terminating yet another humanitarian parole program. This one is for individuals living in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). This move will affect, among others: Immediate relatives of U.S. citizens; Certain “stateless” … Continue reading

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Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

The Case against Branding Development Aid in Fragile States (CGD Blog, June 2018) [text]Centrality of Protection in Humanitarian Action: GPC 2017 Review (Global Protection Cluster, July 2018) [text]- "The four countries selected for the 2017 desk review are Iraq, Myanmar, … Continue reading

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Attack on Humanitarian Aid Hub in Yemen Appears Imminent

Emirati-backed Offensive against Strategic Yemeni City Appears Imminent The strategic Yemeni city of Hodeidah is bracing for a potential humanitarian disaster. Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates are closing in on the Houthi-occupied port and an attack now … Continue reading

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Rodenhäuser: Organizing Rebellion: Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law

Tilman Rodenhäuser (International Committee of the Red Cross) has published Organizing Rebellion: Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2018). Here's the abstract: he number of non-state actors, in the … Continue reading

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