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Stefanie Carmichael

A humanitarian and emergency communications specialist who has worked for nearly a decade with the UN across three continents.

Stefanie Carmichael is a humanitarian and emergency communications specialist who has worked for nearly a decade in UN peacekeeping missions and UN agencies in DR Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Rwanda, Thailand and the United States. When she's not working for peace, she's dancing salsa and reading about international travel regulations for well-dressed beagles.
Stefanie Carmichael

When Humanitarian Workers Become Casualties Of War

Libya is a beautiful country, but my welcome to it was anything but. I had been in Tripoli less than a week and already my parents' worst nightmare was coming true. Our compound, which was home to most UN agencies and several embassies including Canada's, was under attack.
04/24/2017 04:20 EDT
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We Must Heed The Warning Signs Of Famine

As humanitarian partners scale up their response to provide urgent life-saving support to the most vulnerable children and families, we're also left fielding questions about how, once again, the situation could deteriorate to such a point that a formal declaration of famine was made.
03/22/2017 11:26 EDT