Stories

Beirut: Surviving in the aftermath of the explosion

Read how people in Beirut are trying to cope with the shock and trauma of the explosions.

Rohingya refugees: A thousand days of hope and courage

Three years on from the start of the Rohingya crisis, refugees in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh try to stay hopeful.

World Humanitarian Day: For me, work should have a sense of purpose

Patricia Khoder in Beirut describes what it’s like when disaster strikes – and how, as a humanitarian, you find the strength to go on

World Humanitarian Day: Celebrating the #RealLifeHeroes

This World Humanitarian Day, let’s celebrate local humanitarian workers: women, men, and young people working to meet the needs of their communities.

Lebanon: Syrian migrant workers face uncertain future after Beirut explosion

Abdallah, aged 17, survived the Beirut explosion – but he is left to mourn the death of his friend, who was among scores of vulnerable migrant workers who died in the blast.

Lebanon disaster: CARE begins emergency distributions in Beirut

CARE has begun distributing food parcels to people in neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion at Beirut port.

Eye witness: Beirut explosion plunges Lebanon deeper into crisis

Already facing a terrible economic crisis aggravated by COVID-19, this is yet another tragedy to strike the Lebanese population.

Syria: Celebrating Eid at a time of conflict and COVID

Syrians share their memories of Eids past, and their hopes and fears as they celebrate Eid al-Adha this year.

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