Forgotten crises

World humanitarian day 2014: Reflecting on 10 years of forgotten crises


A number of crises around the world continue to be forgotten and don’t receive the funding required to meet people’s needs. Our map shows countries that have appeared on the European Commission’s Department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection’s (ECHO) Forgotten Crisis Assessment (FCA) Index over the past 10 years. A number of the countries […]

Conflict in Myanmar, floods in Afghanistan – under-reported and under-funded?


While the situations in Syria, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Philippines rightly continue to command significant humanitarian attention, elsewhere other crises are emerging or escalating. The recent flash floods in Afghanistan and the conflict in Kachin, Myanmar may be affecting fewer people, but for those caught up in them the impact is […]