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Possible landslides threaten recovery efforts

Possible landslides threaten recovery efforts

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 27, 2013 0

MANILA 27 September 2013 (IRIN) - Experts in the Philippines are warning of further possible landslides in the north of the country, less than one week after the southwest monsoon rains brought on

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Combatants “recycled” in DRC

Combatants “recycled” in DRC

August 30, 2013 0

GOMA 30 August 2013 (IRIN) - M23, currently fighting the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) army and UN forces near the North Kivu capital of Goma, is just one of more than 30

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Goma running out of space for DRC’s displaced

Goma running out of space for DRC’s displaced

August 23, 2013 0

BULENGO 23 August 2013 (IRIN) - If the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu capital of Goma were a hotel, there would be a sign hanging on the door with the words

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Flooding prompts health concerns in Philippines

Flooding prompts health concerns in Philippines

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 21, 2013 0

MANILA 21 August 2013 (IRIN) - Philippine health officials have expressed concern over the risk of diarrhoea and other water-borne diseases following days of extensive flooding - and at least 15 deaths -

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Standing up against polio in DRC

Standing up against polio in DRC

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 13, 2013 0

GOMA 13 August 2013 (IRIN) - When Linda Lukambo, 21, asked his parents why they had neglected to get him the polio vaccine, “they told me, ‘we did’. So why have I got

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Fear of rebels still haunts Mali’s herders

Fear of rebels still haunts Mali’s herders

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 13, 2013 0

GAO 13 August 2013 (IRIN) - Despite the victory of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Mali's peaceful presidential elections at the weekend, sporadic violence continues in the north, where for months herders have been

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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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Displaced Malians turn to survival sex

Displaced Malians turn to survival sex

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 5, 2013 0

SÉVARÉ/BAMAKO 05 June 2013 (IRIN) - More displaced women and girls - some as young as 13 - are turning to sex work to get by in Mali where 14 months of occupation

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In Brief: Raids free enslaved migrants/refugees in Yemen

In Brief: Raids free enslaved migrants/refugees in Yemen

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

DUBAI 02 May 2013 (IRIN) - The army in Yemen has started a crackdown on illegal smuggling hideouts in the north where migrants, refugees and asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa are

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Boko Haram threat chokes trade with Cameroon

Boko Haram threat chokes trade with Cameroon

April 29, 2013 0

YAOUNDE 29 April 2013 (IRIN) - Tighter security in Cameroon’s Far North Region due to the widening threat posed by Nigeria-based radical Islamist militia Boko Haram is stifling cross-border trade, hurting livelihoods and

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