Remember those 10 crises and trends to watch in 2019 we presented back in January? The issues are rapidly evolving, but we’ve been keeping watch.
From new trends in aid policy and climate displacement to political transitions in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, our reporting has examined the shifting terrain of humanitarian needs and response.
Here’s what has changed through the year, what we’re paying special attention to, and how it may affect the lives and livelihoods of people on the ground.
Relocation policies, peace committees, and empty villages
‘A humanitarian disaster unfolding before our eyes’
Outsourcing risk to local responders
Growing pressure and rising fatalities
South Sudan and Congo
New challenges as political promise fades
A fledgling deal but little real progress
Militancy in Africa
An increased tempo of attacks brings surging needs
Tweaked US laws and a UK flip-flop
Ebola and measles strain responses
Pressure grows in a pivotal year
The honeymoon period of Abiy Ahmed is over
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