Intercross the Podcast: Episode #31 ‘When War Comes to Cities’

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we are joined by Interaction‘s Director of Protection Jenny McAvoy and Center for Civilians in Conflict’s (CIVIC) Director for the Middle East, North Africa and Asia, Sahr Muhammedally. Nearly 50 million civilians are affected by urban warfare, mostly in the countries of Yemen, Syria and Iraq. As warfare moves more and more…

US Week in Review – Sept 11, 2017

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by Senior Advisor, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world to…

US Week in Review – Sept 4, 2017

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by Senior Advisor, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world to…

A wounded man prays in a tent in a UNHCR IDP camp outside of Mosul on June 5, 2017

US Week in Review – Aug 7, 2017

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by Senior Advisor, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world to…

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - APRIL 24: Saf'aa Ahmed, 11, sits with the remainder of her right leg propped up at a hospital April 24, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq. Saf'aa lost her left leg two weeks ago, from a missile attack on her neighborhood, according to her family. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

The Hidden Harm: Acquired Disability During Conflict

Disability regularly intersects with other vulnerabilities in conflict like gender and age to place persons with disabilities at significantly greater risk of harm compared to other civilians. Given that persons with disabilities are “invisible” in peacetime, it is therefore essential to ensure their inclusion in civilian protection processes and incumbent on governments and humanitarian organizations to recognize and address their needs during conflict.

CBS Radio Interview with Executive Director Federico Borello

Last weekend, CBS Radio aired an interview with Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) Executive Director Federico Borello, in which he described our work and what you can do to help. It’s a good listen! https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/335641595″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true