Humanitarian crises News – the latest from Al Jazeera

India

Thousands await rescue as Kerala floods toll tops 200

More than 300,000 displaced since August 8 after record rains in southern Indian state cause flooding and landslides.

Middle East

Yemen war: A devastating toll for children

As the conflict in Yemen continues unabated, the situation worsens, causing the list of malnourished children to increase daily.

Rohingya

'No plan to assimilate Rohingya into Bangladesh'

Shahriar Alam, Bangladesh's state minister of foreign affairs, speaks to Al Jazeera about the Rohingya crisis.

Q&A: Bangladesh 'wants sustainable return for Rohingya'

Humanitarian crises

Spain, Portugal accept more rejected Aquarius refugees

France, Germany and Luxembourg also to take in some on board rescue ship, after it was refused by Italy and Malta.

Spain, Portugal to accept more rejected Aquarius refugees

Human Rights

How Islamophobia is driving anti-refugee sentiment in Korea

The arrival of 550-plus Yemeni asylum seekers on South Korea's Jeju island has sparked protests in Seoul and online.

How Islamophobia is driving anti-refugee sentiment in Korea

Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll jumps to 387

More than 387,000 people displaced as scientists say quake lifted tourist island of Lombok as much as 25 centimetres.

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll jumps to 387

Syria's War

Syria's war: Who controls what?

A map of the Syrian war showing who controls what after seven years of fighting.

Syria's war: Who controls what?

Africa

Over 20 passengers die after Nigeria boat capsizes

Rescue teams recover the bodies of 17 women and four children on board the boat in northwestern state of Sokoto.

Over 20 passengers die after Nigeria boat capsizes

Environment

'Heroic' Egyptian fisherman saved Greeks from wildfires

The sea was the only escape for many running for their lives as fires raged. Egyptian fisherman rushed to help.

Egyptian fisherman: I saved 23 Greeks, four dogs from wildfires

Refugees

Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO

A woman and a child were found dead hours after they were left in their damaged boat by the Libyan coastguard.

Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO

Reporter's Notebook

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Western European countries are under attack from Italy, Austria and Hungary as 28-member bloc grapples to find a solution to the refugee crisis.

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Battle for Mosul

Mosul: One year on

After ISIL, a city still in ruins.

Mosul: One year on

Yemen

'Over 100,000 fled Hodeidah' after Saudi-UAE offensive

Nearly 80,000 people have been assisted with life-saving support due to fierce attacks by Saudi-led coalition forces.

UN: More than 121,000 Yemenis have fled Hodeidah

Syria's War

Many players but little progress in Deraa ceasefire talks

Syria's Deraa could descend into a humanitarian catastrophe if a ceasefire deal is not reached, according to Jordan's foreign minister, as thousands of refugees are fleeing the war-torn province.

Syria's War

UN 'deeply alarmed' by Syria army offensive in Deraa

Army's battle against Deraa rebels has displaced 270,000 people in Syria's south, with thousands stuck at Jordan border.

Syria's war: UN 'deeply alarmed' by violence in southern Deraa