Month: April 2018

Pre-monsoon rains pour down on Bangladesh, and Rohingya camps are at great risk

Pre-monsoon rains hit Bangladesh on April 19th, a possible foreshadowing of the severe risks that future downpours will have on Rohingya refugee camps. According John McCue, Senior Operations Coordinator for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), these rains signal “the start of what is going to be an incredibly challenging period for the refugees and […]

Venezuelan Crisis Escalating

The Latin American nation of Venezuela has seen its ongoing crisis deteriorate over the past several years. With massive hyperinflation, a broken healthcare system, limited access to goods or employment, and increasing disease spreading through the country, the number of refugees streaming into neighbouring countries has been steadily increasing. So what is the Venezuelan crisis, […]