Know Your Crises: A Quick Guide to 5 Ongoing Crises You May Not Know About

Sources

General

  1. http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/05/10-conflicts-to-watch-in-2017/
  2. http://www.cfr.org/global/global-conflict-tracker/p32137?cid=soc-twitter-in-gct-090616#!/conflict/civil-war-in-south-sudan

Myanmar

  1. http://reliefweb.int/report/myanmar/ocha-update-humanitarian-situation-northern-part-rakhine-state-myanmar-13-december
  2. https://www.newsdeeply.com/refugees/articles/2017/01/23/the-rohingya-displacement-crisis-that-myanmar-denies-exists
  3. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-idUSKBN13B1IO
  4. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/11/myanmar-army-kills-69-attackers-rakhine-state-161115131026394.html
  5. https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/10/21/burma-aid-blocked-rakhine-state

Burundi

  1. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/burundi-900-deaths-estimated-nkurunziza-opposition-rages-1538014
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/10/burundi-ethnic-violence-refugees

Yemen

  1. http://www.unrefugees.org/2016/12/happening-yemen-update-unhcr-representative/
  2. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/01/death-toll-yemen-conflict-passes-10000-170117040849576.html
  3. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29319423

South Sudan

  1. http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/docs/FAO_SouthSudan_Situation_Update_October%202016.pdf
  2. http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/2016_HNO_South%20Sudan.pdf
  3. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/03/tens-thousands-killed-south-sudan-war-160303054110110.html
  4. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-unrest-un-idUSKCN0W503Q

Greater Sahel and Lake Chad Basin

  1. http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/HNRO_Sahel-2017-EN_1.pdf
  2. http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/201609_saheldashboard.pdf
  3. http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56022

 

Cover photo: Burundi crisis – fleeing the violence (2016), by Anouk Delafortrie/ECHO/EU via Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

World map photo: Satellite composition of the whole Earth’s surface (2002), by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center via Wikimedia Commons. Listed under Public Domain.


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Farah Bogani

About Farah Bogani

Farah Bogani is the Program Editor of ‘NATO’s Arc of Crisis’ at the NATO Association of Canada. She has spent her life overseas, and brings with her an international perspective to understanding global security issues. Farah holds a Master of Arts in Comparative Literature and International Relations from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, and a Master of Science in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science in England. Her studies have inspired a research focus on improving human security, international law, transitional justice, and analyzing atrocities in conflict such as genocide, ethnic cleansing, torture, and extrajudicial killings. She hopes to pursue a career working for think tanks conducting research and policy analysis.