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UN calls for ‘humanitarian pause’ in Yemen as conditions in capital deteriorate

UN calls for ‘humanitarian pause’ in Yemen as conditions in capital deteriorate

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 4, 2017 0

Conditions for civilians in Yemen’s capital city of Sana’a are “deteriorating by the hour” after six days of violence, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Monday, as the United Nations called

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Can South Sudan’s peace deal stick?

Can South Sudan’s peace deal stick?

April 13, 2016 0

South Sudan may finally, perhaps, be on the road to peace. Rebel leader Riek Machar is expected in the capital, Juba, next week in the final step towards a government of national unity

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Somalia offers Yemenis a safer home

Somalia offers Yemenis a safer home

February 2, 2016 0

GARDO 02 February 2016 (IRIN) - Somalia is the new home for 30,560 people who have fled the fighting in Yemen and are trying to adjust to life in a country that –

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Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war

Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war

May 18, 2015 0

SANAA 18 May 2015 (IRIN) - Aid agencies in Yemen are warning of dire consequences for the country’s children if the conflict there does not stop soon. In addition to young people being

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Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

Help at last for Sri Lanka war widows

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 13, 2015 0

VAVUNIYA 13 May 2015 (IRIN) - Sri Lanka's new government is finally addressing the plight of women made widows by the country's long and bitter civil war. The fighting may be over, but

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Empty socks? Find out why as Afghan fighting season begins

Empty socks? Find out why as Afghan fighting season begins

April 29, 2015 0

KABUL 29 April 2015 (IRIN) - When the snows melt in Afghanistan, the water feeds down from the Hindu Kush and brings life to the valleys and plains.

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New socks never worn: One girl’s story ahead of Afghanistan’s fighting season

New socks never worn: One girl’s story ahead of Afghanistan’s fighting season

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 29, 2015 0

KABUL 29 April 2015 (IRIN) - When the snows melt in Afghanistan, the water feeds down from the Hindu Kush and brings life to the valleys and plains.

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Violence and displacement stretch Iraq’s health services

Violence and displacement stretch Iraq’s health services

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 27, 2014 0

ERBIL 27 June 2014 (IRIN) - Hospitals and clinics in areas of fighting in central Iraq are struggling to operate at full capacity due to crossfire, electricity and fuel shortages, and an exodus

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Separatists and sceptics: refugees divided on future of northern Mali

Separatists and sceptics: refugees divided on future of northern Mali

May 19, 2014 0

DJIBO 19 May 2014 (IRIN) - Fighting has once again escalated in northern Mali's Kidal region, with clashes between Tuareg separatists and the army reportedly killing 36 people on 16 and 17 May.

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Briefing: The humanitarian cost of South Sudan’s continuing violence

Briefing: The humanitarian cost of South Sudan’s continuing violence

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 31, 2013 0

NAIROBI 31 December 2013 (IRIN) - As the conflict in South Sudan continues, aid agencies are struggling to provide assistance to the thousands of people caught up in the violence. As of 29

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