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Briefing: Egypt’s hazardous roads and railways

Briefing: Egypt’s hazardous roads and railways

January 30, 2013 0

CAIRO 30 January 2013 (IRIN) - Egypt should invest more in modernizing its roads and railways if it wants to bring down the shockingly high number of accidents and fatalities.

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Egypt’s hazardous roads and railways

Egypt’s hazardous roads and railways

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 30, 2013 0

CAIRO 30 January 2013 (IRIN) - Egypt should invest more in modernizing its roads and railways if it wants to bring down the shockingly high number of accidents and fatalities. >

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Swine flu kills 25 in OPT in past few weeks

Swine flu kills 25 in OPT in past few weeks

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 29, 2013 0

TEL AVIV 29 January 2013 (IRIN) - Health officials in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) are calling on residents to get vaccinated against the H1N1 virus (“swine flu”) after 25 deaths in recent

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Syrian refugees head to Lebanon’s Shia south

Syrian refugees head to Lebanon’s Shia south

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 29, 2013 0

TYRE 29 January 2013 (IRIN) - Initially concentrated in Lebanon’s northern and eastern areas along the border with Syria, Syrian refugees (mostly Sunnis) are increasingly settling further south, in Lebanon’s Shia heartland, dominated

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UN: To avoid tensions with refugees, Lebanese hosts need support

UN: To avoid tensions with refugees, Lebanese hosts need support

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 28, 2013 0

BEIRUT 28 January 2013 (IRIN) - On 30 January, world leaders will meet in Kuwait to pledge financial support for aid operations in Syria and for hundreds of thousands of refugees who have

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Sanctions hit humanitarian aid to Syria

Sanctions hit humanitarian aid to Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 25, 2013 0

DAMASCUS 25 January 2013 (IRIN) - Humanitarian and developmental aid agencies in Syria say international sanctions against the country have made their operations harder. >

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Rebuilding in Gaza between war and peace

Rebuilding in Gaza between war and peace

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 23, 2013 0

GAZA 23 January 2013 (IRIN) - Ashraf Azzam, 33, stands in the ruins of his house in Zeitoun Area, Eastern Gaza City, destroyed in an Israeli bombing attack two months ago. >

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Aid agencies launch Yemen appeal

Aid agencies launch Yemen appeal

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 22, 2013 0

DUBAI 22 January 2013 (IRIN) - Yemen needs a major boost in humanitarian support if the transition to political stability is to stand a good chance of succeeding, said aid workers at today’s

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Challenges abound as aid reaches Yemen’s south

Challenges abound as aid reaches Yemen’s south

January 21, 2013 0

DUBAI 21 January 2013 (IRIN) - Assistance is increasing to Yemen’s southern governorate of Abyan, as it emerges from war and tens of thousands of people return home. But the aid scale-up comes

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In Brief: More than 1.3 million child labourers in Yemen

In Brief: More than 1.3 million child labourers in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 16, 2013 0

DUBAI 16 January 2013 (IRIN) - The results of the first ever national child labour survey in Yemen suggest the country has more than 1.3 million child labourers, about 17 percent of all

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