The humanitarian situation in Somalia is among the world’s most enduring current crises. As a result of conflict and a very weak central state, the country ran for two decades on an informal economy and localized authority. Though still ranked on the Fragile States Index, government capacity in Somalia has been steadily rebuilt since 2013.
This case report explores the challenges faced by Afghan refugees who had been living in Pakistan and returned to Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. It explores the returnees’ experience of reintegration back into their home country and focuses on their access to land, as land ownership is the main pillar of the Afghan government’s official reintegration strategy. Further, it is nearly impossible to have status at the neighborhood level, to find work, or to become socially respected without owning land.
New Report Documents “Strategies of the Coalition in the Yemen War”
Report by Martha Mundy distributed by the World Peace Foundation documents patterns of Coalition targeting of civilian, agricultural and fishing sites.
In 2015, 2,605 living victims from northern Uganda nominated two lawyers to represent them in the case against Dominic Ongwen, ongoing before the International Criminal Court (ICC). In January 2016, 70 charges were confirmed against Dominic Ongwen. The Legal Representative for the Victims hired the services of a team of experts from Tufts University and Harvard University to conduct an independent, in-depth assessment of the victims’ experiences before, during, and after the attacks at Abok, Odek, and Lukodi internally displaced camps.
Findings and recommendations for food security analysis: South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen March 2018
1. Executive Summary