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Migrants, Displaced People and Refugees

War, economic crisis and climate change can trigger mass migrations of people. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Migrants, Displaced People and Refugees” feature reporting that covers refugees, migrants and internally displaced people. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on migrants, displaced people and refugees.

 

The Search for Missing Migrants

Central Americans call attention to the search for their disappeared and press local authorities for information. Meanwhile, forensic anthropologists exhume the unidentified in Texas.

June 17, 2011

North Korea's Addicting Export: Crystal Meth

Isaac Stone Fish, Sean Gallagher

Cheap, available, and an antidote to hunger, crystal meth appears to be becoming the drug of choice both in North Korea, and in its porous border region with China.

March 02, 2011

China’s Rising Labor Movement

Adam Matthews, Jocelyn Baun

As China’s Pearl River Delta region moves toward higher-skilled manufacturing, a network of former migrant workers is organizing, educating and empowering the area’s workforce.

December 26, 2010

Delhi's Dilemma: Rising Numbers, Limited Water

Fred de Sam Lazaro

The search for jobs fuels population growth of at least 500,000 per year in India's capital city of New Delhi. Access to drinking water is a daily scramble.

August 19, 2010

After the Quake: HIV/AIDS in Haiti

Lisa Armstrong, Kwame Dawes, Andre Lambertson

Last January's earthquake destroyed Haiti's health care system, once at the forefront of the struggle to treat and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. A look at life since the quake, for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

August 16, 2010

Haiti's Reconstruction: Building Back Better

William Wheeler, Justin Thomas Ostensen

Brick by brick, tree by tree, this project will chronicle the international effort to help Haiti reconstruct, and rise from the rubble.

August 12, 2010

The Price of White Eggs

Scott Carney

The price of a human egg depends on the characteristics of the donor. Eggs harvested from white college students can sell for as much as $100,000. But there’s a cheaper way to get them.

July 21, 2010

Sudan In Transition

Rebecca Hamilton, Cedric Gerbehaye

"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.

June 29, 2010

Malaysia: Refugees from Burma at Risk

Karen Zusman

Refugees fleeing Burma's authoritarian government frequently end up in Malaysia. The promised haven is often anything but, with refugees prey to human traffickers, physical abuse and rape. This project tells their story.

This Week: One Man, Seven Years

In 2012 an intrepid journalist adventurer proposed that we partner on a reporting project seven years in the making that would entail traveling 21,000 miles—on foot.

Facing Global Public Health Head On

At Boston University student fellowships for reporting help humanize diverse global public health issues, from discrimination toward gays in Kenya to child marriage in Nepal.

Truth-Telling in Sri Lanka

Callum Macrae’s, “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka,” sparks a Twitter response from British PM David Cameron—and raises the stakes on this week’s Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka.

Review of Alan Weisman's 'Countdown'

Alan Weisman, the author of bestseller "The World Without Us," says population is going in the wrong direction to achieve ecological sustainability. In his new book, he looks at the world with us