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MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

CHIANG MAI 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Several hundred thousand Burmese migrant workers in Thailand could face deportation if they fail to register under the government’s National Verification Programme (NVP) before a 14

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BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has. States - on both sides of the conflict - have clamoured loudly about

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Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

BANGKOK 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Disease and climate-resistant vegetables can be cultivated by grafting parts of one vegetable to another, producing a hardy plant that withstands soil-borne diseases and harsh weather, and

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FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

BANGKOK 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Disease and climate-resistant vegetables can be cultivated by grafting parts of one vegetable to another, producing a hardy plant that withstands soil-borne diseases and harsh weather, and

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Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has.

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ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 18, 2012 0

BANGKOK 18 September 2012 (IRIN) - Stunting is a key factor holding back progress on children’s well-being, and Asia faces a significant challenge with millions of children under five stunted, says the 2012

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BURKINA FASO: Low-cost steps for long-term food security

BURKINA FASO: Low-cost steps for long-term food security

September 18, 2012 0

OUAHIGOUYA 18 September 2012 (IRIN) - From rocks hemming in water on farms to large surface reservoirs for irrigation, farmers in northern Burkina Faso, where recent good rains have turned dry fields into

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PHILIPPINES: Anti-flood measures announced for Manila

PHILIPPINES: Anti-flood measures announced for Manila

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 14, 2012 0

MANILA 14 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Philippines government is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in anti-flood infrastructure in the Manila area in a bid to protect against the storms, typhoons and

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