In 2007, the HIV rate among drug users in Cebu was 0.4 percent. By 2013, more than 50 percent of injecting drug users tested positive.
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One in five children in sub-Saharan Africa die before their fifth birthday and 10 percent of all sub-Saharan Africans are disabled. What are the causes?
Iceland is—geologically speaking—a crazy place. The local language includes a specific word to describe the phenomenon for a volcano detonating beneath a glacier and triggering a flash flood.
There’s no more room to bury the dead. Sypros Galinos, mayor of the Greek island of Lesbos, announced that the area in the main cemetery reserved for refugees who have drowned at sea is full.
Refugees, aid groups, and Greek authorities and locals are all under more strain on Lesbos as the death count mounts.
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukraine's first female police officers.
In Skala Sykaminia on the Greek island of Lesbos, the villagers greeting thousands of refugees are themselves descendants of refugees from the 1922 “Asia Minor Catastrophe.”
Correspondent Jeanne Carstensen speaks with Iraqi and Afghani refugees from previous generations who have traveled to Greece to help today's refugees.
Trafficking camps for refugees lie hidden in plain site around Assos, Turkey, a gorgeous tourist town just five miles across the Aegean Sea from Lesbos.
In Izmir, Turkey where Syrians gather to find smugglers to take them to Greece, a reporter experiences unexpected hospitality.
Reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Turkish city of Izmir tells PRI's The World host Carol Hills about the dangers facing refugees trying to get to Europe.
Ashore in Lesbos, journalists await boats of refugees.