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Fleeing insecurity and cholera, Burundians pour into Uganda

Fleeing insecurity and cholera, Burundians pour into Uganda

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

KAMPALA 04 June 2015 (IRIN) - Thousands of Burundian refugees have made their way to Uganda, having fled insecurity at home and a cholera outbreak in Tanzania. Ugandan officials say they are struggling

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Briefing: Darfur’s deepening conflict

Briefing: Darfur’s deepening conflict

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2015 0

NAIROBI 02 June 2015 (IRIN) - Violence in Sudan’s Darfur has surged to levels not seen in a decade, with more than 150,000 people driven from their homes this year alone. The region’s

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The struggle for survival across Ukraine’s frontline

The struggle for survival across Ukraine’s frontline

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 28, 2015 0

LUHANSK, UKRAINE 28 May 2015 (IRIN) - Ukraine's frontline cuts across the east of the country like a jagged scar. Despite a February ceasefire, the fighting hasn't stopped. In March and April, Kristina

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Many fleeing Burundi have no wish to return

Many fleeing Burundi have no wish to return

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 21, 2015 0

KIGOMA, TANZANIA 21 May 2015 (IRIN) - Aid agencies are warning a cholera outbreak is creating major health crisis among tens of thousands of people who have fled Burundi for neighbouring Tanzania. It's

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Film: When the war came back – A South Sudan village relives the effects of conflict

Film: When the war came back – A South Sudan village relives the effects of conflict

May 18, 2015 0

KANDAK, SOUTH SUDAN 18 May 2015 (IRIN) - Kandak, a small village in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, eight days walk from the Ethiopian border, has paid a high price for its unfortunate location

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Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war

Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war

May 18, 2015 0

SANAA 18 May 2015 (IRIN) - Aid agencies in Yemen are warning of dire consequences for the country’s children if the conflict there does not stop soon. In addition to young people being

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Zimbabwe plunges towards a food crisis

Zimbabwe plunges towards a food crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 14, 2015 0

MHONDORO-NGEZI 14 May 2015 (IRIN) - Farisai Moyo was hoping for a bumper harvest this year, but all he has to show for his hard work is a field of wilted maize –

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Take the medicine trail

Take the medicine trail

April 2, 2015 0

OXFORD 02 April 2015 (IRIN) - IRIN has delved into the global supply chains used by humanitarian aid agencies. Join us on the time-consuming and perilous journey many drugs have to make before

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Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 30, 2015 0

FREETOWN 30 March 2015 (IRIN) - Taxpayers and individual donors contributed some $18 million to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone, where the disease has killed almost 3,800 people. When public auditors examined how

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Zimbabwe on alert over cholera threat

Zimbabwe on alert over cholera threat

March 25, 2015 0

HARARE 25 March 2015 (IRIN) - Children play on the dumpsite in the Budiriro suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, scrambling through the garbage and ignoring the clouds of flies and overpowering stench from

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