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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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SYRIA: Ten things to watch out for

SYRIA: Ten things to watch out for

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 11, 2012 0

DUBAI 11 September 2012 (IRIN) - As the world focuses on daily fighting in Syria and the flight of refugees to neighbouring countries, the humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to be under-reported. Here

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LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

BEIRUT 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Progress in terms of providing more and better aid to the steady influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is being held back by government indecision stemming from

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OPT: Gaza’s water could be undrinkable by 2016

OPT: Gaza’s water could be undrinkable by 2016

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

JERUSALEM 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - Polluted water in the Gaza Strip is seriously affecting people’s health and the situation looks set to get worse, the UN warns in a new report. >

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YEMEN: Women die as violence impedes antenatal care in Abyan

YEMEN: Women die as violence impedes antenatal care in Abyan

August 24, 2012 0

ABYAN 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - In June, after spending 11 months in a makeshift camp for people displaced by violence, 19-year-old Dawlah Muslih, then seven months pregnant, returned to her home in

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Analysis: A tunnel-free future for Gaza?

Analysis: A tunnel-free future for Gaza?

August 23, 2012 0

GAZA CITY 23 August 2012 (IRIN) - This month’s border attack in the Sinai Peninsula, which killed 16 Egyptian soldiers, has bolstered calls to shut down a network of underground tunnels between Egypt

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YEMEN: Time running out for solution to water crisis

YEMEN: Time running out for solution to water crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 13, 2012 0

SANA’A 13 August 2012 (IRIN) - The government of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh had taken strides to improve water access in Yemen in recent years. But last year’s uprising has pushed water

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