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A Syria Civil Defence member carries a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria in Eastern Ghouta on Janauary 6, 2018.

These 10 countries face the biggest humanitarian crises in 2020

The International Rescue Committee has published its annual "Emergency Watchlist" to highlight the work facing world leaders and aid workers.

In Myanmar, economic opportunity and a renewed commitment to democracy are on the horizon if leader Aung San Suu Kyi wants them

Supporters had looked to Aung San Suu Kyi for hope after decades of military rule in Myanmar. But with hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the country for refugee camps in Bangladesh and two Reuters journalists being imprisoned for seven years, many Burmese are questioning her reforms
A family waits as a man fills drums with potable water brought to their small mountain community once a day after Hurricane Maria crippled utilities near Guayama, Puerto Rico October 12, 2017.

Authorities in Puerto Rico are reportedly distributing water from a well at a hazardous-waste site

It is the latest indication of the growing humanitarian crisis in the US territory, three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
President Donald Trump speaks to officials in Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

Trump in San Juan: ‘I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack’

During a visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the disaster aid for the island had "thrown our budget a little out of whack."

Trump on Puerto Rican crisis: ‘This is an island surrounded by water, big water, ocean water’

President Donald Trump didn't mince words when describing the scale of the humanitarian disaster in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

15 images show the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico

Photos show how Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm, devastated the US territory of Puerto Rico.

In unusual debate moment, Trump says he ‘disagrees’ with his running mate over Syria policy

Trump insisted it was not worth trying to save civilians in Syria, totally dismissing his own running mate Mike Pence's position.