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Jordan looks to turn refugee crisis into economic boon

Jordan looks to turn refugee crisis into economic boon

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 21, 2017 0

Last February, Jordan and the international community agreed on a radically new approach to the Syrian refugee crisis.

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EXCLUSIVE: Drought leaves 80,000 Sri Lankans in need of “life-saving” food aid

EXCLUSIVE: Drought leaves 80,000 Sri Lankans in need of “life-saving” food aid

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 6, 2017 0

The drought situation in Sri Lanka is worse than previously feared as failed rice harvests compound desperate food insecurity

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Why is the so-called Islamic State attacking Sufis?

Why is the so-called Islamic State attacking Sufis?

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 2, 2017 0

Zahid Hussain has been preaching tolerance at the Bari Imam Sufi Muslim shrine in Pakistan’s capital for 30 years, but it is that very message that now requires the shrine to be barricaded

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Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 1, 2017 0

Laxmi Devishretha hasn’t spoken for a week.

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Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

February 24, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Balochistan Province has long had a reputation for lawlessness, but it’s never been truer on a practical level than it is today.

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Three deadly viruses that could spawn the next pandemic

Three deadly viruses that could spawn the next pandemic

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 20, 2017 0

Heard of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, Nipah virus, or MERS? One of them might just spawn the next pandemic

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UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 13, 2017 0

Pakistan has backed off threats to deport more than two million Afghans starting next month, but the refugees are still under intense pressure to leave and the UN is accused of complicity in

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The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 10, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have

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The humanitarian cheat sheet: Trouble in CAR and WhatsApp for crises

The humanitarian cheat sheet: Trouble in CAR and WhatsApp for crises

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 3, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of some of the best humanitarian reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed and looks ahead to give you the inside scoop on

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US refugee resettlement system reels from Trump ban

US refugee resettlement system reels from Trump ban

February 3, 2017 0

More than 67,000 vetted refugees are waiting to go to the US. They’re stuck. So are the people ready to help them

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