IRIN delivers unique, authoritative and independent reporting from the frontlines of crises to inspire and mobilise a more effective humanitarian response. After 19 years of award-winning coverage, we're starting a new chapter.

IRIN is spinning off from the United Nations to become an independent, non-profit media organization.

You will be seeing changes to our brand and style of reporting in 2015, but our core editorial objective - to highlight neglected crises and analyse humanitarian action - will remain the same. Outside of the UN, IRIN will be better positioned to critically examine the multi-billion dollar humanitarian aid industry and continue to do what we do best, deliver in-depth reporting on crises often forgotten by the mainstream media. 

We will continue to publish stories on our main website 

Here, you can find out more about our transition. 

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new Start for crisis reporting

After nearly 20 years as part of the United Nations, IRIN is spinning off to become an independent non-profit media venture, with the support of a major private donor.

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IRIN delivers unique, authoritative and independent reporting from the frontlines of crises to inspire and produce a more effective humanitarian response. 

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