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Jordanians driven further into poverty

Jordanians driven further into poverty

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

JORDAN VALLEY 22 February 2013 (IRIN) - The 4,000 people of Fifa village in northwestern Jordan rely on seasonal agricultural work in the Jordan Valley, sheep-breeding, and cash and material assistance from the

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Jordanians driven further into poverty

Jordanians driven further into poverty

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 22, 2013 0

JORDAN VALLEY 22 February 2013 (IRIN) - The 4,000 people of Fifa village in northwestern Jordan rely on seasonal agricultural work in the Jordan Valley, sheep-breeding, and cash and material assistance from the

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Diseases spreading in Syria as WASH systems collapse

Diseases spreading in Syria as WASH systems collapse

February 21, 2013 0

DUBAI 21 February 2013 (IRIN) - After two years of conflict in Syria, waterborne diseases are on the rise, compounding a growing humanitarian crisis. Typhoid, hepatitis A and leishmaniasis are spreading because water

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Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms

Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms

February 21, 2013 0

CAIRO 21 February 2013 (IRIN) - Scattered pockets of locusts in southern Egypt and northern Sudan are a threat to agricultural land, warns the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Countries along the

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The use and abuse of humanitarian principle

The use and abuse of humanitarian principle

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 19, 2013 0

DAKAR 19 February 2013 (IRIN) - Following the 9/11 attacks and the launch of the Global War on Terror, many humanitarian policy wonks spoke of a new era of heightened aid instrumentalization -

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Libya’s displaced Tawergha threaten unilateral return

Libya’s displaced Tawergha threaten unilateral return

February 19, 2013 0

TRIPOLI 19 February 2013 (IRIN) - Two years on from the start of the Libyan revolution, one major humanitarian issue awaits resolution: the internal displacement of around 60,000 Libyans accused of close ties

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Why southern Lebanon still matters

Why southern Lebanon still matters

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 15, 2013 0

WAZZANI 15 February 2013 (IRIN) - Southern Lebanon has been the scene of occupation and conflict for decades. Now, it is experiencing what might be the calmest period in its history. This provides

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Becoming refugees once more: Palestinians from Syria return to Gaza

Becoming refugees once more: Palestinians from Syria return to Gaza

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 14, 2013 0

GAZA CITY 14 February 2013 (IRIN) - Some 150 Palestinian families have fled the violence in Syria and returned to Gaza, but their homecoming has been far from easy. >

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Briefing: A guide to defusing sectarian tensions in Iraq

Briefing: A guide to defusing sectarian tensions in Iraq

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 13, 2013 0

BAGHDAD 13 February 2013 (IRIN) - Protests have rocked Sunni-dominated provinces of Iraq for almost two months, raising sectarian tensions in Iraq’s fragile post-war environment and fears of a return to the civil

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Call for investigation into post-revolution deaths in Egypt

Call for investigation into post-revolution deaths in Egypt

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 11, 2013 0

CAIRO 11 February 2013 (IRIN) - Clashes during the second anniversary of the revolution which deposed Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak have brought the number of Egyptians killed since the uprising began to

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