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New e-book released: IRIN’s reporting on climate change and food security

New e-book released: IRIN’s reporting on climate change and food security

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 29, 2017 0

Over the last two decades, 200 million people across the world have been lifted out of hunger. But as climate change brings more frequent and severe weather shocks such as droughts and floods,

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Myanmar scrambles to assess flood damage

Myanmar scrambles to assess flood damage

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 3, 2015 0

YANGON/FALAM 03 August 2015 (IRIN) - Washed-out roads and bloated rivers are just two of the challenges facing relief workers who are trying to assess the damage caused by flooding in Myanmar, which

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As Burundi goes to the polls, journalism is a high-risk job

As Burundi goes to the polls, journalism is a high-risk job

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

BUJUMBURA 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Parliamentary and local elections take place in Burundi today after two months of protests and in defiance of international calls for the polls to be postponed. Here

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Nepal earthquake response – updates

Nepal earthquake response – updates

April 27, 2015 0

LONDON 27 April 2015 (IRIN) - The true scale of the disaster inflicted on Nepal after a powerful earthquake struck on Saturday is only now emerging.

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Uganda’s flagging male circumcision drive

Uganda’s flagging male circumcision drive

October 8, 2014 0

KAMPALA 08 October 2014 (IRIN) - Limited funding and personnel, as well as misconceptions and cultural beliefs, are some of the challenges hindering Uganda's goal of circumcising at least 4.2 million men by

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Providing healthcare against the odds in Chad’s Tissi

Providing healthcare against the odds in Chad’s Tissi

September 16, 2013 0

TISSI 16 September 2013 (IRIN) - Geographic remoteness, proximity to two volatile border regions, harsh weather and impassable roads are but a few of the challenges aid agencies grapple with as they provide

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Providing healthcare against the odds in Chad’s Tissi

Providing healthcare against the odds in Chad’s Tissi

September 16, 2013 0

TISSI 16 September 2013 (IRIN) - Geographic remoteness, proximity to two volatile border regions, harsh weather and impassable roads are but a few of the challenges aid agencies grapple with as they provide

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Floods highlight disaster management challenges in Kenya

Floods highlight disaster management challenges in Kenya

April 24, 2013 0

ISIOLO 24 April 2013 (IRIN) - Assistance to thousands of flood-affected families in Kenya has been curtailed by lack of a national disaster management body, poor coordination, poor rural infrastructure and other challenges.

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Analysis: Preparing for urban disasters – challenges and recommendations

Analysis: Preparing for urban disasters – challenges and recommendations

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 10, 2013 0

BANGKOK 10 January 2013 (IRIN) - Electrical engineers and hazardous waste experts join emergency rosters. Power mapping becomes as important as hazard mapping in emergency prevention and response

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Preparing for urban disasters – challenges and recommendations

Preparing for urban disasters – challenges and recommendations

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 10, 2013 0

BANGKOK 10 January 2013 (IRIN) - Electrical engineers and hazardous waste experts join emergency rosters. Power mapping becomes as important as hazard mapping in emergency prevention and response

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