The 300,000 Somali refugees living in Dadaab, Kenya, have escaped violence and death—only to live in constant stress and instability. No wonder refugees are particularly vulnerable to mental disorders. 1 in 3 has PTSD or depression, and refugees resettled in Western…

As business and political leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, climate change should be the biggest priority, writes Saadia Madsbjerg, managing director of The Rockefeller Foundation. Since 2008, an average of 26.4 million people annually—the…

Movement trends of more than 800,000 refugees already living in Europe are among the analyses of this 12-page Rapid Risk Assessment published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Winter will make the situation harder for those already living in…

A powerful photo exhibit of sleeping child refugees—in camps, in woods, in the streets—captures the tragic innocence of children without a home.

Education about the prevention of disease outbreaks and training in maternal and child health could lead to career progression for volunteer community health workers in Kenya’s refugee camps, and provide incentives in terms of job retention. Greater knowledge in language…

By Dayna Kerecman Myers The Needs of the Refugees: "Our Fates Are Linked" The Syrian conflict and the displacement of its population is not a new problem; what’s new is the scale, US Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and…

To stir Europe's conscience on the refugee crisis, MSF sent not only an open letter to leaders of Switzerland, Norway, FYROM, Serbia and the president of the European Commission, but also a lifejacket belonging to one of the 15,000 people MSF has rescued since May.

As the refugee and migration crises in Europe escalate, urgent health needs are prompting the WHO to detail the specifics.

The majority of preventable deaths in women and girls occur in crisis-affected countries, but these countries receive less than 1/2 of the available funding for reproductive health services.

A drape of rusted and exposed high voltage wires over Bourj el-Barajneh—an overpopulated Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut—has electrocuted 48 people over the past 5 years. Yet nothing has been done to make it safer. To bring in materials to tackle the electricity crisis…