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Stories about Humanitarian Response
18 July 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight attendant highlighted on Instagram and Twitter the loss of lives on both flights: "Within 4 months I lost almost 30 friends."
10 July 2014
A Local Serbian Politician Threatened on Facebook to Hit an Activist With a Shovel for Organizing Protests
An activist's call for protests and demands for better reconstruction efforts met online threats from a Serbian city official.
2 July 2014
The HUG campaign is working to bridge the inter-generational gap between young people and the elderly in an attempt to stem the growing isolation of India's silver citizens.
3 June 2014
In this moving diary of events relating to the first few days of the floods in the Balkans, Rastko Šejić vividly describes scenes of tragedy and immense human strength.
22 May 2014
This week we talk to friends in Serbia involved in relief efforts. What are next steps for citizens and government? And why is social media under threat?
19 May 2014
Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.
11 May 2014
Six months after a powerful storm displaced millions of residents in central Philippines, survivors continue to demand relief and justice. Lack of government rehabilitation master plan also slowing recovery.
29 April 2014
It's been 14 days since the Sewol ferry capsized, and 205 people are confirmed dead. Politicians taking advantage of the calamity and media inaccuracy have fueled anger in South Korea.
24 April 2014
11 April 2014
Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.