Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing a failed economy, a lack of food, rampant crime and disease. The country's crisis is now a serious threat to its neighbours.
The corporate culture that has allowed, or in some cases encouraged, the view of certain humans as sexual objects, or tradeable goods, has to change.
In their annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates have explained their two reasons why they're giving their money to good causes.
Wai Wai Nu, who has founded two NGOs for women's rights, witnessed first-hand how discrimination spilled over into what UNHCR calls the 'world’s fastest growing refugee crisis'.
Conflict, hunger and disease will affect millions again this year. Failure to adapt will lead to further global instability, major breakdowns of social and economic systems, and a failure...
Today there are 258 million global migrants, more than ever before. But if managed properly, these mass movements can boost economic growth.
The UN and other international organisations must fight sexual harassment and abuse at home and abroad.
Since the deadly earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, the volume of a specific kind of data has been growing exponentially: welcome to the era of digital data humanitarianism.
Using a new prediction tool, aid organizations can now estimate how long a humanitarian crisis will last – and respond more effectively.
Technology plays a critical role in helping humanitarian and development organizations tackle the urgent global problems we face.
With 8 billion subscriptions worldwide, mobile phone networks have the information responders need most: how many victims are there, and where are they?
The global humanitarian appeal for 2017 was a record $23.5 billion, targeting 93 million people in need of assistance. Aid money is no longer enough.
When disaster strikes, mobile-service providers rush in. But they need to be ready, says the head of the world's largest telecommunications company.
Nearly 1 in every 110 people is fleeing war or persecution. They need to be seen as individuals and assets, not as a burden.
From aerial robotics to big data analytics, one of technology’s most meaningful benefits for society may lie in the humanitarian sector.