September 2, 2014 /
Voice of America
In Iraq, hundreds of Shi'ite Turkmen have fled the town of Amerli seeking refuge in Kirkuk. Despite recent military gains after U.S. airstrikes, the situation remains dire for Amerli’s residents.
September 2, 2014 /
The notoriously private Roma community is often misunderstood and discriminated against by the French.
August 27, 2014
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 /
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 25, 2014 /
The Washington Post
With war and weather pushing thousands to the brink of starvation, aid workers in South Sudan are warning of a large-scale humanitarian disaster.
August 20, 2014 /
Amid the millions of refugees from Syria flooding into Lebanon and Jordan, one minority group is the most marginalized of all. Palestinians are refugees with literally nowhere to go.
August 14, 2014 /
Jordan’s attempt to prioritize Syrian and Iraqis refugees leaves its other asylum seekers underserved.
August 13, 2014 /
Four years into the Syrian crisis, Lebanon's refugee situation is worse than ever. Five minutes from the Syrian border in Bekaa Valley, young refugee volunteers try to help their community survive.
August 5, 2014
Here's a paradoxical situation that is also a global phenomenon: In war-torn countries, where individuals need mental health care the most, it is the exception rather than the rule.
July 25, 2014 /
Al Jazeera America
Jordan hosts refugees from not only Syria but also Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Palestine and more. Most of these refugees are in cities, not camps, and stay not for days, but years. How will Jordan respond...