From the Boat people to Aquarius: how we lost our sense of humanity

by Karl Blanchet | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine   It seems that national laws have now become more powerful that the international humanitarian law and even a sense of humanity. In the 1970s and 1980s, I remember seeing images of Vietnamese people fleeing violence in their country (the war and later on ethnic tensions) […]

In Another Life: Film Screening

Date: June 21st 2018 Time: 17:30-20:30 Venue: John Snow, LSHTM, Keppel Street About: The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and Between Borders are jointly hosting this film screening of ‘In Another Life’. It will be followed by a Q&A with actors Yousef Jubeh and Adam Wittek, facilitated by Annie Holmes. From the filmmakers: After being forced to flee war-torn Syria, Adnan […]

UNRWA Funding Cuts – Call for Support

UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ) is the key UN agency supporting Palestinian Refugees. Following unprecedented funding cuts of up to 83% from the current US government, they are now facing an existential crisis. After these cuts and despite new contributions by other countries,  services including education, […]