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The benefits of hosting refugees

The benefits of hosting refugees

June 11, 2015 0

BEIRUT 11 June 2015 (IRIN) - The negative impact of Syria’s war on its neighbours has been discussed at length. But what is less spoken about is the economic boon of having one

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Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 4, 2015 0

BO-WATERSIDE, LIBERIA 04 March 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia has lifted nationwide curfews and reopened its land borders with key trading partners Sierra Leone and Guinea, but a full recovery from the economic impact

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Ebola: Liberia’s road to recovery will be long

Ebola: Liberia’s road to recovery will be long

March 4, 2015 0

BO-WATERSIDE, LIBERIA 04 March 2015 (IRIN) - Many Liberians are still using negative coping mechanisms to deal with the economic impacts of the Ebola outbreak. >

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Central African peacekeeping force gears up for action

Central African peacekeeping force gears up for action

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 10, 2014 0

LOANGO, SOUTHERN CONGO 10 November 2014 (IRIN) - With hundreds of soldiers from its member states successfully completing a series of joint exercises and manoeuvres in Congo, the Economic Community of Central African

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Shrinking the financial fallout of natural disasters

Shrinking the financial fallout of natural disasters

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 9, 2013 0

TOKYO 09 December 2013 (IRIN) - Relief will be more easily and quickly available, and the economic fallout much more manageable, if governments project and plan fiscally for potential natural disasters and their

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How cash can help the Philippines’ typhoon survivors

How cash can help the Philippines’ typhoon survivors

November 27, 2013 0

BANGKOK 27 November 2013 (IRIN) - Cash transfers can play a key role in the economic recovery of individuals, small enterprises, and local and regional trading in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, say

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Asia-Pacific trade deal will not hinder access to cheap drugs, says US

Asia-Pacific trade deal will not hinder access to cheap drugs, says US

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 9, 2013 0

BALI 09 October 2013 (IRIN) - A wide-ranging Asia-Pacific free trade agreement will not hinder access to affordable medication, the US commerce secretary said on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

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Analysis: As Laos prospers, child malnutrition persists

Analysis: As Laos prospers, child malnutrition persists

August 29, 2013 0

LUANG PRABANG 29 August 2013 (IRIN) - Economic growth in Laos is propelling the country towards achieving middle income status by 2020, yet chronic malnutrition among children under five years old remains a

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Analysis: The dangers of rushing Mali elections

Analysis: The dangers of rushing Mali elections

June 6, 2013 0

DAKAR/BAMAKO 06 June 2013 (IRIN) - As international donors, notably France and the USA, as well as the Economic Community of West African States, push for July presidential elections in Mali, critics say

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