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Philippines still rebuilding six months after typhoon’s visit

Philippines still rebuilding six months after typhoon’s visit

May 29, 2014 0

MANILA 29 May 2014 (IRIN) - More than six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large parts of the central Philippines, progress is being made in rebuilding livelihoods. However, huge challenges remain in making

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Hardship for third-country nationals fleeing CAR

Hardship for third-country nationals fleeing CAR

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 28, 2014 0

KENTZOU 28 May 2014 (IRIN) - While thousands of Central Africa Republic (CAR) refugees have settled in villages in neighbouring Cameroon after fleeing violence, many third-country nationals with whom they escaped are still

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Displaced CAR youths in Chad desperate for school

Displaced CAR youths in Chad desperate for school

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2014 0

DOYABA/SIDDHO/N’DJAMENA 26 May 2014 (IRIN) - Some 40,900 children and thousands more youths displaced by the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) are stuck in transit camps in southern Chad with no

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Mental health link with malnutrition in CAR

Mental health link with malnutrition in CAR

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 23, 2014 0

BANGUI 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the childrens’ parents present symptoms of post-traumatic stress

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Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR

Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR

April 23, 2014 0

BANGUI 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the childrens’ parents present symptoms of post-traumatic stress

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Muslims rebuild homes as communal tensions ease in central Myanmar town

Muslims rebuild homes as communal tensions ease in central Myanmar town

March 20, 2014 0

MEIKTILA 20 March 2014 (IRIN) - Thousands of residents displaced by inter-communal violence a year ago in this central town in Myanmar are being allowed to rebuild their homes. >

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CAR refugees overwhelm Cameroon

CAR refugees overwhelm Cameroon

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 12, 2014 0

YAOUNDE/GAROUA-BOULAI 12 March 2014 (IRIN) - Up to 130,000 refugees have fled from the Central African Republic (CAR) to Cameroon, many of them wounded from attacks, dehydrated or traumatized, say aid workers, who

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Analysis: Evacuation dilemma in the Central African Republic

Analysis: Evacuation dilemma in the Central African Republic

February 28, 2014 0

BANGUI 28 February 2014 (IRIN) - Zannah Bassar, a Muslim woman living in the Central African Republic (CAR) capital, Bangui, has a simple message for the international community - she wants to be

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Arms smuggling to Boko Haram threatens Cameroon

Arms smuggling to Boko Haram threatens Cameroon

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 21, 2014 0

YAOUNDE 21 February 2014 (IRIN) - Recent arms seizures and arrests of traffickers in Cameroon’s Far North Region have highlighted the escalating insecurity caused by Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria and the impact

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Aid and evacuations under threat in CAR

Aid and evacuations under threat in CAR

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 5, 2014 0

BOZOUM 05 February 2014 (IRIN) - Dewa Iliassa, a young Muslim, lives on a street in Bozoum, a town in northwestern Central African Republic (CAR), with only a small pile of his belongings.

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