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THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF EXECUTIONS RECORDED

HRNW REPORT: Countries used various methods to kill: hanging, shooting, lethal injection, beheading. They did this with cold efficiency, driving the number of executions up by more than half, compared to 2014. Nearly 90% of…



FIRST FEMALE BOMB DISPOSAL EXPERT

HRNW REPORT: During the second Indochina War between 1964 and 1974, more than 2 million tons of bombs, including cluster bombs, along with other ordnance were dropped on my country, leaving a quarter of all…


NEW DEAL IN FRAGILESTATES

HRNW REPORT: In this blog series leading up to the World Humanitarian Summit, UNDP experts and practitioners share their experiences and views on responding to conflict and disasters. Not all humanitarian crises can be anticipated…


CASH FOR WORK CREATES HOPE

HRNW REPORT: At just 22 years old, Mohammed Hamood Alshouthmi is the main breadwinner for his family. But the conflict in Yemen has made it all the more difficult for Mohammed to support his parents…


SWAT: A BEAUTIFUL TRAGEDY

HRNW REPORT: The stunning Swat valley has been at the epicenter of many tragedies, so much so that even the hands writing her elegies have run out of words. Be it extremism or catastrophe, there’s…


EUTHOPIA DROUGHT MAP SAVES LIVES

HRNW Report: Vulnerable households and pastoralists in southern Afar Region and Somali Region’s Sitti Zone are projected to continue experiencing Emergency—IPC 4—levels of food insecurity through at least September, according to the USAID-funded Famine Early…


MINE ACTION IS HUMANITARIAN ACTION

HRNW (Report): On 8 December 2005, the General Assembly declared that 4 April of each year shall be observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. It called for continued efforts by States,…


I'M THE FIRST FEMALE BOMB DISPOSAL EXPERT

HRNW (Report): During the second Indochina War between 1964 and 1974, more than 2 million tons of bombs, including cluster bombs, along with other ordnance were dropped on my country, leaving a quarter of all…