Category Archives: War and Conflict

North Korea’s Potential Collapse: An Anthropocene Inferno

Tensions are rising with North Korea. Global security articles tell of Russian bombers near Alaska, armadas of air craft carriers somewhere presumably in the Pacific, and satellite imagery of nuclear test sites showing…volleyball games. If conditions deteriorate, watch for upwelling warm … Continue reading

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Eurasia’s Megacity-equivalent Population Explosion Currently Lives in Yemen

It’s very possible that over the next decade, Eurasia is going to add an equivalent in population growth exceeding that of an Istanbul or Cairo-sized megacity from a source greatly underestimated by the security and humanitarian community. That source is … Continue reading

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Exponential Interdependencies: Climate Change, International Security, and DMHA

Many things have changed since the initial gap analysis initiated at founding of the Center for Climate and Security in 2011. The concept of accelerating climate change has become more accepted as a threat multiplier in the defense and security … Continue reading

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Maritime Search and Rescue: the Migration Emergency

In the 1990’s, the prolific author, journalist, and filmmaker Robert Young Pelton traveled throughout the so-called “World’s Most Dangerous Places” recounting the true dynamics of conflict areas, wars, and complex emergencies. With a special interest in emerging trends, Mr. Pelton … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change Is About to Transform the Entire Global Humanitarian Community

“My message to the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Community is that we are not in a steady state right now.” This is the perspective of Paul Beckwith, a Part-time Professor of Climatology at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: USAID Operations in Syria and Iraq

ReliefAnalysis is privileged to bring exclusive content from the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), authored by CIDI staff.  For more information about USAID CIDI and helping international disaster survivors, please visit http://www.cidi.org or … Continue reading

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Syrian Food Aid: Two Important Lessons

Cross-posted by the Center for Climate and Security As one of the most staggering humanitarian crises in recent decades continues to rapidly accelerate in Syria, the ability to effectively deliver food aid to vulnerable populations is paramount. 4 million Syrians cannot access … Continue reading

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