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The longer-term impacts may be difficult to gauge but some immediate disruption is clear and “self-inflicted”.
A deadly crackdown and growing economic uncertainty could make health and food security problems worse, and lead to a new wave of migration.
Despite limited help, some locals are reconstructing their homes and businesses.
In hazard-prone Pacific Island nations, women do much of the work to guard against disasters but still have to fight to be heard.
Despite wildfires, 2018 was a quiet year for natural disasters – but don’t relax, warns Debarati Guha-Sapir.
What would it take to prevent or shorten humanitarian crises? Peter Maurer of the ICRC and Tara Nathan of Mastercard have some ideas.
Recounting why they made the journey north, Hondurans speak of a country failing them, of a faltering economy and unchecked drug violence.
Thousands of people are pouring out of the militant group’s last enclave.
New US immigration rules, threats of camp closure, and more extremist violence are adding to the uncertainty in this sprawling refugee city.
Our Middle East editor's interview with Mohammed al-Jaber.