All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes. They’re part of Y Combinator’s latest batch and are gearing up for a proper launch. Read More
An international rights group has urged Myanmar’s military to ensure humanitarian aid reaches all civilians who have been affected by clashes in the country’s north between the army and an ethnic armed group.
A Qatari official has called on the international community to send aid to the people of the Gaza Strip, saying the dire conditions in the territory could potentially spill over into renewed violence.