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When shit happens

February 8, 2016 0

NEW YORK 08 February 2016 (IRIN) - Everyone defecates, but ‘how’ and ‘where’ are questions that highlight class, gender and cultural differences between us.

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IRIN’s Top Picks: Protecting civilians, rebuilding Gaza, and a vanishing island

IRIN’s Top Picks: Protecting civilians, rebuilding Gaza, and a vanishing island

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 5, 2016 0

GENEVA 05 February 2016 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list.

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Zika: Are mosquitoes the cure as well as the curse?

Zika: Are mosquitoes the cure as well as the curse?

February 5, 2016 0

OXFORD 05 February 2016 (IRIN) - As the Zika virus continues its relentless spread through Latin America and beyond, causing anguish for would-be parents and leaving a trail of children with severe and

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Where in the world is Zika?

Where in the world is Zika?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 3, 2016 0

LONDON 03 February 2016 (IRIN) - The World Health Organization has declared that the strong links between Zika infection during pregnancy and microcephaly should be treated as a global public health emergency. IRIN

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Zika virus takes hold in Colombia

Zika virus takes hold in Colombia

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 1, 2016 0

BOGOTÁ 01 February 2016 (IRIN) - Since being infected with the Zika virus a month ago, Wendy Johana Castillo has been experiencing pain all over her body, a recurring fever and a skin

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Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

January 5, 2016 0

BENI 05 January 2016 (IRIN) - Years of conflict in the northeastern Congolese province of North Kivu has created a host of mental health challenges that the region is ill-equipped to deal with.

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COP21: Why talking about the weather is important

COP21: Why talking about the weather is important

December 10, 2015 0

PARIS 10 December 2015 (IRIN) - As weather becomes more extreme and erratic, the scramble for a bigger and better set of tools to cope with the fallout is on.

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COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

December 4, 2015 0

NAIROBI 04 December 2015 (IRIN) - Close to 29 million people in southern Africa are already facing food shortages as a result of this season’s poor harvest, but worse could be on the

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COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

December 4, 2015 0

NAIROBI 04 December 2015 (IRIN) - Close to 29 million people in southern Africa are already facing food shortages as a result of this season’s poor harvest, but worse could be on the

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COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

COP21: Southern Africa’s food crisis – from bad to worse

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 4, 2015 0

NAIROBI 04 December 2015 (IRIN) - Close to 29 million people in southern Africa are already facing food shortages as a result of this season’s poor harvest, but worse could be on the

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