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Sri Lanka disaster authorities failed to issue early warnings for storm that killed 202 people

Sri Lanka disaster authorities failed to issue early warnings for storm that killed 202 people

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 31, 2017 0

Days of floods and landslides show that Sri Lanka needs to boost disaster preparedness

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The complex battle for control in eastern Syria

The complex battle for control in eastern Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 30, 2017 0

Ever since a deal was struck in the Kazakh capital of Astana early this month to de-escalate the conflict in western Syria, all eyes have been turning east. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and

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Inside Marawi: Death toll nears 100 as Philippines security forces battle Islamist militants

Inside Marawi: Death toll nears 100 as Philippines security forces battle Islamist militants

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 29, 2017 0

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in order to defeat militants. Will it just lead to more conflict?

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What can save Mali?

What can save Mali?

May 29, 2017 0

Hamidou Barry has come to Bamako to find his son.

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What can save Mali?

What can save Mali?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 29, 2017 0

Hamidou Barry has come to Bamako to find his son. His village of Ikerena, in the rural heart of Mali, is a long way from the capital, but this is where he’s been

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Princes and bankers and aid! Oh my!

Princes and bankers and aid! Oh my!

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2017 0

It’s 340 kilometres as the crow flies between the desert berm where 80,000 Syrians are trapped between Syria and Jordan, and the Jordanian Dead Sea resorts where last weekend the region’s elite mingled

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Martial law in Mindanao, Trump’s plans for Somalia and global humanitarian attitudes: The Cheat Sheet

Martial law in Mindanao, Trump’s plans for Somalia and global humanitarian attitudes: The Cheat Sheet

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 26, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors looks ahead at what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What will martial law

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Boko Haram: Down but far from out

Boko Haram: Down but far from out

May 24, 2017 0

The Nigerian government has declared victory over the Boko Haram insurgency. The capture at the end of December of Camp Zero in Sambisa Forest, the last stronghold of the jihadists, seemed to herald

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Congo’s bad year is about to get worse

Congo’s bad year is about to get worse

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 24, 2017 0

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the Democratic Republic of Congo still stands out as a bleak one.    Civilian

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Vietnam’s response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail

Vietnam’s response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail

May 23, 2017 0

An innovative project capitalises on rising sea levels and salinisation

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