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Mali: Humanitarian impact of armed intervention

Mali: Humanitarian impact of armed intervention

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 18, 2012 0

DAKAR 18 December 2012 (IRIN) - Over 700,000 people could be displaced if military intervention goes ahead next year in northern Mali, according to preliminary estimates by humanitarian agencies, who stress that the

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SIERRA LEONE: Slashing the maternal mortality rate in Bo

SIERRA LEONE: Slashing the maternal mortality rate in Bo

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 22, 2012 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 22 November 2012 (IRIN) - In Bo, central Sierra Leone, maternal mortality rates have dropped 61 percent since 1990 thanks to cost-free 24/7 emergency obstetric care and an efficient ambulance service and

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NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

November 9, 2012 0

BAYELSA/WARRI/DAKAR 09 November 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to repair infrastructure and restore livelihoods destroyed by Nigeria’s recent flooding - the worst in five decades - require urgent funding and will take six months

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BURKINA FASO-NIGER: Aid agencies tighten security

BURKINA FASO-NIGER: Aid agencies tighten security

November 6, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU/DAKAR 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies have stepped up security measures in Burkina Faso and Niger as the threat of kidnappings by Islamist groups mounts.

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MALI: New hope in fight against malaria

MALI: New hope in fight against malaria

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 16, 2012 0

DAKAR 16 October 2012 (IRIN) - A pioneering malaria prevention method trialled in Mali is dramatically reducing seasonal malaria among children, according to a mass pilot launched by NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 15, 2012 0

DAKAR 15 October 2012 (IRIN) - Most of the Chadian Koranic students who fled Boko Haram related violence in northern Nigeria to return to their country in March 2012, have now been reunited

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MALI: Whatever happened to Azawad?

MALI: Whatever happened to Azawad?

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 10, 2012 0

DAKAR 10 October 2012 (IRIN) - "What we want now is self-determination. Self-determination is not the same as secession,” explained a senior representative from the Tuareg-dominated Mouvement national pour la libération de l'Azawad

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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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