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YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

November 14, 2012 0

DUBAI 14 November 2012 (IRIN) - Yemen has long been renowned as a place where foreigners, including aid workers, are at risk of kidnapping. On the brink of civil war last year, and

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Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

November 12, 2012 0

ISTANBUL 12 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrian activists say opposition groups are manipulating humanitarian aid for political and security gains, after similar accusations were leveled against the Syrian government last week. >

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Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year after a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered deal set Yemen on a theoretical path towards political transition, the country remains deeply divided amid increasing poverty.

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Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

November 1, 2012 0

BEIRUT 01 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrians in Lebanon are increasingly coming under attack as lingering anti-Syrian sentiment intensifies amid the current conflict next door. >

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Analysis: Not-so-open borders for Syrian refugees?

Analysis: Not-so-open borders for Syrian refugees?

October 24, 2012 0

DUBAI 24 October 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies, human rights organizations and local government officials are increasingly concerned about thousands of people who have fled violence in Syria only to end up stuck

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In-Brief: How (not) to build a refugee camp in the desert

In-Brief: How (not) to build a refugee camp in the desert

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 23, 2012 0

DUBAI 23 October 2012 (IRIN) - When the Jordanian government went about setting up Za’atari camp on its northern frontier for up to 100,000 Syrian refugees, it had limited experience. >

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Briefing: Syria and the regional food chain

Briefing: Syria and the regional food chain

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 18, 2012 0

DUBAI 18 October 2012 (IRIN) - The Syrian crisis has disrupted food imports and exports in the region, raising food prices in Jordan, Iraq and Turkey, but governments have so far been able

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GREECE-SYRIA: Emmad Saeed, “I know I’m not going to die, and that is a relief”

GREECE-SYRIA: Emmad Saeed, “I know I’m not going to die, and that is a relief”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 5, 2012 0

SKALOCHORI 05 October 2012 (IRIN) - In the sleepy village of Skalochori on the Greek island of Lesvos, a group of 23 Syrian refugees are eating a hurried meal of donated fish and

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Analysis: Where will Yemen’s aid money go?

Analysis: Where will Yemen’s aid money go?

September 28, 2012 0

DUBAI 28 September 2012 (IRIN) - Donors are pledging billions of dollars in aid for Yemen, but there are still many questions about where that aid will go, whether there is a capacity

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LEBANON: Refugee hosts feeling the pinch

LEBANON: Refugee hosts feeling the pinch

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 12, 2012 0

BEIRUT 12 September 2012 (IRIN) - Fewer tourists, lower levels of investment by Gulf states and reduced opportunities for cross-border trade with Syria are adversely affecting Lebanon’s most vulnerable people, including the hosts

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