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Peeking through the cracks into Yemen’s war

Peeking through the cracks into Yemen’s war

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 15, 2017 0

What can one of the safer parts of Yemen tell us about the humanitarian crisis unfolding all around it

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#MeToo in the humanitarian world

#MeToo in the humanitarian world

October 20, 2017 0

Our friends and family sometimes think the humanitarian world is populated by saints. The general public might also think that (our fundraising campaigns certainly play on this).

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A country 'on its knees': Cholera takes hold in war-weary Yemen

A country 'on its knees': Cholera takes hold in war-weary Yemen

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 17, 2017 0

Without urgent assistance, cholera is poised to spread and bring another level of misery to the humanitarian disaster in Yemen

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Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

February 17, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have

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The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 10, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have

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Scale up or cut back? Aid sector grapples with growing funding gap

Scale up or cut back? Aid sector grapples with growing funding gap

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 9, 2016 0

This week, the UN announced that $22.2 billion would be required to meet the needs of an estimated 92.8 million people affected by conflicts and natural disasters in 2017.

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The human cost of Chad’s war against Boko Haram

The human cost of Chad’s war against Boko Haram

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 5, 2016 0

Chad is a key military player in the fight against Boko Haram but it is struggling with the humanitarian challenge of the insurgency. Cash-strapped Chad is hosting tens of thousands of people made

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Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountability

Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountability

December 1, 2016 0

Snatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children. Scenes

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244,000 hungry children

244,000 hungry children

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 1, 2016 0

After his father, a welder from Bama, died in a camp for internally displaced people in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, 17-year-old Dauda began to cater for the two wives and eight other

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Slave to the algorithm

Slave to the algorithm

July 11, 2016 0

The ninth-century polymath Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi began his most famous book : “When I considered what people generally want in calculating, I found that it is always a number.” A millennium later,

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