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HEALTH: The Global Fund adopts new funding model

HEALTH: The Global Fund adopts new funding model

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 25, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has released initial details on its new funding model, which will change the way countries apply for money.

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TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 25, 2012 0

FATULMAU 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - Filomena Mendonca gave birth to all five of her children at home in the village of Fatulmau, high up in the mountains of Timor-Leste, without registering their

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AFRICA: Religious leaders rally for environmental conservation

AFRICA: Religious leaders rally for environmental conservation

September 25, 2012 0

NAIROBI 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - Faced with environmental degradation that threatens the livelihoods of many people in Africa, a group of 50 religious leaders met in Nairobi earlier this month and pledged

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GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

DAKAR 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - The cholera outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone that has killed 392 people and infected more than 25,000 others since February is slowing down, say aid groups

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MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

BAMAKO 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - Sparse rainfall in 2011 triggered food alerts for Mali which went out well before the start of the rebellion in the north in January, and the coup

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Analysis: Understanding Karachi’s killing fields

Analysis: Understanding Karachi’s killing fields

September 24, 2012 0

KARACHI 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - Mukhtar Ahmed Azmi, 75, along with his son and grandson, was about half way home on 6 September when unknown assailants on motorcycles opened fire on them

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GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

DAKAR 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - The cholera outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone that has killed 392 people and infected more than 25,000 others since February is slowing down, say aid groups

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MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

BAMAKO 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - Sparse rainfall in 2011 triggered food alerts for Mali which went out well before the start of the rebellion in the north in January, and the coup

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SRI LANKA: Menik Farm IDP camp to close by 30 September

SRI LANKA: Menik Farm IDP camp to close by 30 September

September 21, 2012 0

COLOMBO 21 September 2012 (IRIN) - Menik Farm in northern Sri Lanka, once one of the world’s largest camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), is to close by the end of September, say

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SOMALIA: Principles and pragmatism

SOMALIA: Principles and pragmatism

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 21, 2012 0

NAIROBI 21 September 2012 (IRIN) - The advance by African Union troops (AMISOM) on the insurgent-held Somali port city of Kismayo brings into focus a challenge often faced by humanitarian actors in conflict

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