Dispatches from the Field

Local Governments Invest in Emotional Recovery

Years of conflict and violence in Colombia damaged communities, displaced families, and left people traumatized. As the nation rebuilds, the government’s Victim’s Unit provides support through policies and programs that help people cope and move forward. By pairing individual healing with activities that bring communities together, Blumont’s collaboration with the Victim’s Unit is inspiring municipalities across the country to take a new approach to funding recovery.

Youth Transform their Community through Social Media

With resources and support, young people have the power to drive change in their communities. Now in its fifth year of conflict, Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with 80% of the population – 24 million people – in need of life-saving assistance (UNHCR).