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Lebanon wary as Hague trial begins

Lebanon wary as Hague trial begins

January 15, 2014 0

BEIRUT 15 January 2014 (IRIN) - These are worrying times for Lebanon; in late December a bomb exploded in the capital, Beirut, killing a former finance minister as well as at least four

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Tacloban’s typhoon-hit businessmen urged to return

Tacloban’s typhoon-hit businessmen urged to return

December 4, 2013 0

TACLOBAN 04 December 2013 (IRIN) - Sitting inside the makeshift kiosk she built from iron sheeting, tarpaulin and pieces of wood, typhoon survivor Jennifer Bernal personifies economic resilience as a lamp casts a

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PHILIPPINES: Cash-for-work cleanup in Tacloban

PHILIPPINES: Cash-for-work cleanup in Tacloban

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 2, 2013 0

TACLOBAN 02 December 2013 (IRIN) - Cash-for-work initiatives to clean up the city of Tacloban are creating an impetus for thousands of survivors to get back on their feet. “This money will make

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PHILIPPINES: What typhoon survivors want

PHILIPPINES: What typhoon survivors want

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 22, 2013 0

TACLOBAN 22 November 2013 (IRIN) - Millions of survivors are still reeling from shock two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan [ http://www.unocha.org/crisis/typhoonhaiyan ] devastated large parts of the central Philippines, particularly the city of

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What Philippines typhoon survivors want

What Philippines typhoon survivors want

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 22, 2013 0

TACLOBAN 22 November 2013 (IRIN) - Millions of survivors are still reeling from shock two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan [ http://www.unocha.org/crisis/typhoonhaiyan ] devastated large parts of the central Philippines, particularly the city of

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UN, Muslim NGOs draw closer

UN, Muslim NGOs draw closer

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 23, 2013 0

KUWAIT CITY 23 September 2013 (IRIN) - In this IRIN podcast, we discuss progress made in improving the relationship between the UN and NGOs from the Arab/Muslim world. >

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In-Brief: How to come by aid funding in the Muslim world

In-Brief: How to come by aid funding in the Muslim world

September 19, 2013 0

KUWAIT CITY 19 September 2013 (IRIN) - At a conference in Kuwait on partnerships in humanitarian action, representatives of Qatar Charity stood up with an impromptu announcement. >

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Welcomes wear thin for Yemen’s displaced

Welcomes wear thin for Yemen’s displaced

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 9, 2013 0

SANA'A 09 September 2013 (IRIN) - "It's uncomfortable for everyone," said Omar Yahya Fadil, whose family has been displaced by the conflict in northern Yemen. He now lives in cramped quarters in the

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Analysis: Bridging the development-versus-pollution gap in Pakistan

Analysis: Bridging the development-versus-pollution gap in Pakistan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 18, 2013 0

LAHORE 18 June 2013 (IRIN) - “I don't let them drink this water,” Muhammad said, gesturing towards a group of water-buffaloes cooling off in a canal not far from Pakistan’s eastern city of

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Indonesia aims for universal health care by 2019

Indonesia aims for universal health care by 2019

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 15, 2013 0

JAKARTA 15 March 2013 (IRIN) - A new healthcare-for-all programme in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is under scrutiny following the recent death of two patients who allegedly received inadequate hospital care. National officials are

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