Humanitarian news briefs, Sept. 26, 2016

A quick summary of this week’s world and humanitarian news highlights: 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, hunger in Somalia, and violence in South Sudan.

Can screen time make the world a better place?

Claire Díaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and tech innovator. She was an early employee at Twitter, and Fast Company named her as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. She has been called everything from “The Woman Who Got the Pope on...

The children of Syria need you to pray for peace

Children shouldn't have to grow up in a war zone. But in Aleppo and other parts of Syria, civilians are under siege. No aid has reached them for weeks, even months. A fragile ceasefire has failed, and airstrikes stopped a cross-border aid convoy with...

Humanitarian news briefs, Sept. 19, 2016

High level meeting addresses needs of refugees and migrants, refugee children are five times more likely to be out of school, and an alliance of U.S. NGOs announces $1.2 billion humanitarian investment.