Humanitarian health workers fear that polio, or other infectious diseases like measles, diphtheria and rubella, could flare up in war-torn Ukraine. Millions of children are at risk, they say, in a country that has seen flagging vaccination rates since 2008—when a 16-year-…

The migrant boats crossing the Mediterranean into Europe include more and more unaccompanied children, and arrivals from African countries endure harsher conditions.

An estimated 400 North-African migrants are believed to have perished Monday in the Mediterranean en route to the small Italian island of Lampedusa. The deaths bring to 900 the number of refugees who have died this year attempting to reach Italy and Greece via Mediterranean…

Aid agencies are “partial, unaccountable and potentially corrupt,” and they fail to meet refugees’ most pressing needs. These are just some of the criticisms emerging from a series of focus groups with refugees across the Middle East.