A roundup of what’s been written, shared, and happening in humanitarian crises, situations, and the sector recently. 

Good discussion today about what is and isn’t happening in Nigeria. Boko Haram has been active for 5 years, but #bringbackourgirls has finally raised the awareness for intervention. The UN will be sending a high-level rep to Nigeria soon, and the US is helping establish and train an NASOC, a counter-insurgency force, in the country, begging questions as to whether it violates the Leahy Amendment or not. For more good reads on the recent developments:
http://news.sky.com/story/1257006/boko-haram-born-from-nigerian-corruption
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/7/boko-haram-attacknigeriaborder.html
http://m.voanews.com/a/nigeria-accepts-us-help-to-find-kidnapped-girls/1909827.html

Good discussion today about what is and isn’t happening in Nigeria. Boko Haram has been active for 5 years, but #bringbackourgirls has finally raised the awareness for intervention. The UN will be sending a high-level rep to Nigeria soon, and the US is helping establish and train an NASOC, a counter-insurgency force, in the country, begging questions as to whether it violates the Leahy Amendment or not. 

For more good reads on the recent developments:

http://news.sky.com/story/1257006/boko-haram-born-from-nigerian-corruption

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/7/boko-haram-attacknigeriaborder.html

http://m.voanews.com/a/nigeria-accepts-us-help-to-find-kidnapped-girls/1909827.html