April 26, 2016 /
Tom Hundley, Jane Qiu
In quake-prone Nepal, monitoring mountains may save lives.
Tibetan refugees in Nepal, the poorest of the poor, are the most helpless quake survivors.
April 26, 2016 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Jane Qiu
'Invisible' Tibetan refugees in Nepal struggle to rebuild despite being left out of the government earthquake relief and recovery fund.
People lighting candles in Nepal one year after earthquake
April 25, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Richard Coolidge
Scenes from Nepal's destruction captured in 360°.
November 5, 2015 / The Wall Street Journal
Paula Bronstein
After decades of conflict, many Afghan women struggle to survive on their own.
November 1, 2015 / Untold Stories
Pierre Kattar
A water tunnel project that promises to deliver clean drinking water to Nepalis living in Kathmandu is seven years behind schedule.
October 21, 2015
Jessica Obert, Sarah Weiser, David Rochkind, Emily Feldman, Allison Shelley
A panel of four journalists at the 2015 Student Fellows Washington Weekend discuss redefined ethics and the difficulties faced when reporting from the field.
October 14, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jae Lee
In rural Uganda, it often takes days to access basic medical care. Health centers are scattered throughout the country, but they are grossly understaffed and underfunded.
October 13, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jae Lee
Uganda's referral healthcare system seems logical and practical—on paper. But what happens when a great concept does not have funding or resources for its execution?
September 30, 2015 / Slate
Amy Maxmen
Survivors are suffering from serious complications, and they need help now.
September 24, 2015 / Untold Stories
Matt Kennard, Claire Provost
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
September 21, 2015 / Toronto Star
Mellissa Fung
Under Deborah Lyons’s leadership, the Canadian Embassy in Kabul has been at the forefront of women's issues in the country.
August 10, 2015 / The New York Review of Books
Hugh Eakin, Alisa Roth
The exodus of refugees fleeing Syria has not abated. Meanwhile, the international community has not kept up with the pressing needs of helpless millions.
August 7, 2015
Anna Ziv
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?