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Drone strikes, diphtheria, and data: The Cheat Sheet

Drone strikes, diphtheria, and data: The Cheat Sheet

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 29, 2017 0

Get up to speed with our weekly cheat sheet of hot humanitarian topics

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The 10 most popular IRIN stories of 2017

The 10 most popular IRIN stories of 2017

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 29, 2017 0

What caught our readers’ attention most this year?  

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Agroforestry should play a bigger role in tackling climate change

Agroforestry should play a bigger role in tackling climate change

December 13, 2017 0

It’s a no-brainer. Why are we being so slow to recognise the importance of agroforestry

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Diphtheria in Bangladesh Rohingya camps expected to double every few days

Diphtheria in Bangladesh Rohingya camps expected to double every few days

December 12, 2017 0

Fears that the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh could be a ticking health crisis time-bomb now appear well-founded

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African cities – time for urgent reform

African cities – time for urgent reform

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 11, 2017 0

Africa is urbanising at an incredible rate, but its cities are not delivering the opportunities and better lives such dynamism deserves. Instead, they’re typically noxious, dysfunctional sinks; their inhabitants trapped in poverty and neglect.

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Interview: Amid record needs, new UN relief chief promises reform

Interview: Amid record needs, new UN relief chief promises reform

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 5, 2017 0

His predecessors sat in an office of picture windows overlooking the Hudson River fitted with beige furniture on the upper floors of UN headquarters in Manhattan. But Mark Lowcock, the new UN under-secretary-general

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Iranian-made missiles, climate change refugees, and a volcano in Bali: The Cheat Sheet

Iranian-made missiles, climate change refugees, and a volcano in Bali: The Cheat Sheet

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 1, 2017 0

Get up to speed with our weekly cheat sheet of hot humanitarian topics

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Security lapses at aid agency leave beneficiary data at risk

Security lapses at aid agency leave beneficiary data at risk

November 27, 2017 0

Aid agencies have put some projects on hold while reviewing the security of a popular online system for handling aid distributions, IRIN has learnt.

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In Bangladesh refugee camps, the nascent Rohingya insurgency commands support and sows fear

In Bangladesh refugee camps, the nascent Rohingya insurgency commands support and sows fear

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 27, 2017 0

Even after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya refugees find themselves caught between militants and the military

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EDITOR’S TAKE: Yemen needs commercial imports to avoid famine (#LetTradeIn)

EDITOR’S TAKE: Yemen needs commercial imports to avoid famine (#LetTradeIn)

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 22, 2017 0

The easing of the Saudi aid blockade is good news, but not good enough  

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