The Human Impact

Notes from weather-battered eastern Mindanao

January 30, 2013

A loud bang woke me. I realised after a few seconds it was the sound of the long bamboo pole that held down the tarpaulins sheltering me banging against the balcony outside my room with ferocious force.

Insecurity hinders aid distribution in northern Mali

April 12, 2012

As Mali tries to restore order after the recent coup, a key challenge for the interim civilian government will be getting aid to people as the country verges on a humanitarian disaster.