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LEBANON: Meagre job prospects for Syrian refugees

LEBANON: Meagre job prospects for Syrian refugees

December 24, 2012 0

BEIRUT 24 December 2012 (IRIN) - For the roughly 120,000 registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon winter means not just freezing temperatures but also fewer jobs, especially in rural areas. >

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LEBANON: Meagre job prospects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

LEBANON: Meagre job prospects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 24, 2012 0

BEIRUT 24 December 2012 (IRIN) - For the roughly 120,000 registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon winter means not just freezing temperatures but also fewer jobs, especially in rural areas. >

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FILM: Where the war still echoes – Syrian refugees in Jordan

FILM: Where the war still echoes – Syrian refugees in Jordan

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 21, 2012 0

NAIROBI 21 December 2012 (IRIN) - By the end of 2012, as it neared the end of its second year, the conflict between Syrian rebels and the government had killed tens of thousands

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Analysis: The beginnings of transitional justice in Syria

Analysis: The beginnings of transitional justice in Syria

December 14, 2012 0

ISTANBUL 14 December 2012 (IRIN) - When Mohamed* first got involved in human rights work in Syria, his idea of documenting crimes was to visit a crime scene with a cell phone and

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SYRIA: Bread shortages rising

SYRIA: Bread shortages rising

December 13, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 13 December 2012 (IRIN) - When Bashar Akkad recently visited Syria’s northern, government-controlled town of al-Raqqah, hotel staff did not serve him breakfast. >

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YEMEN: Wind and solar energy fall short of potential

YEMEN: Wind and solar energy fall short of potential

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Thirteen years ago electronics retailer Abdulmajeed al-Wahbani was one of the first people in Yemen to venture into the solar power business. So far the gamble has

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CLIMATE CHANGE: In the Arab world, building fridges to live in an oven

CLIMATE CHANGE: In the Arab world, building fridges to live in an oven

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 5, 2012 0

DOHA 05 December 2012 (IRIN) - In the last three decades, 50 million people in the Arab world have been affected by natural disasters, many of them extreme climate events, according to a

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SYRIA: UN shrinks staff and movement amid insecurity

SYRIA: UN shrinks staff and movement amid insecurity

December 3, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 03 December 2012 (IRIN) - UN agencies in Syria are relocating and restricting movement of staff due to rising insecurity that is getting closer to the capital.

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Analysis: Politics and humanitarianism in Israel-oPt

Analysis: Politics and humanitarianism in Israel-oPt

November 29, 2012 0

JERUSALEM 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - “We do aid not politics”, has been the traditional mantra of the mainstream humanitarian community. But that division is not always easy to maintain, perhaps nowhere more

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