The pandemic did not stem the tide of global displacement—but instead may have stranded would-be refugees and asylum seekers in 2020, according to the UN Refugee Agency 

Hundreds of children are feared missing or separated from their families after thousands in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fled the eruption of the notorious Mount Nyiragongo, 

Most midwives in Tijuana, Mexico weren’t used to delivering high-risk pregnancies—but that changed when hospitals began rejecting pregnant mothers, citing COVID-19 restrictions. One midwife, as a result, saw her first newborn death after 35 years of practice.

A decade after the start of the Syrian civil war, a “Syrian PTSD crisis” has taken hold, according to a 

The masses might have missed it, but on New Year’s Eve, President Trump quietly signed a “holiday miracle” into law: The Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act.  

During COVID-19’s onslaught in April 2020, an undocumented patient called our clinic seeking a COVID-19 test so that she could return to work. Further questioning revealed she’d recently developed a cough and fever, and that she works in close proximity to multiple people—…

Investing in mental health. The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day—held every year on October 10—speaks to the growing acknowledgment of a massive global need. While gaps in mental health care have been exacerbated by the isolation, anxiety, and service…

Facemasks, second-by-second case number updates, and scavenged supermarkets: The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken life in Germany to its core.

COVID-19 has hit a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, the UN and the Bangledeshi government reported yesterday. An ethnic Rohingya refugee and another person from the host community both tested positive for the virus that humanitarian groups have been warning…

Escalating violence is making the threat of COVID-19 even more worrying in the DRC, home to the largest internally displaced population in Africa and half a million refugees, according to the UN Refugee Agency.