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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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Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

January 5, 2016 0

BENI 05 January 2016 (IRIN) - Years of conflict in the northeastern Congolese province of North Kivu has created a host of mental health challenges that the region is ill-equipped to deal with.

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A look back at Ebola

A look back at Ebola

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 28, 2015 0

DAKAR 28 December 2015 (IRIN) - 2015 will hopefully be remembered as the year West Africa saw the back of Ebola. However, this is by no means assured, and the scars of a

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COP21: How glacial melt and toxic waste could spell disaster in Kyrgyzstan

COP21: How glacial melt and toxic waste could spell disaster in Kyrgyzstan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 2, 2015 0

BISHKEK 02 December 2015 (IRIN) - High in Kyrgyzstan’s Tian Shan Mountains, the twin effects of climate change and gold mining have combined to pose a potential environmental and human health disaster. A

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El Nino brings drought, hunger to South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to South Pacific

October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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The EU’s dirty deal

The EU’s dirty deal

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 19, 2015 0

ISTANBUL 19 October 2015 (IRIN) - Rebecca Bryant, an anthropologist at the London School of Economics and an expert on civil conflict, borders, and displacement in the Eastern Mediterranean, warns that the EU’s

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Can new governors turn the Taliban tide in northern Afghanistan?

Can new governors turn the Taliban tide in northern Afghanistan?

October 8, 2015 0

KABUL 08 October 2015 (IRIN) - The replacement of four provincial governors in northern Afghanistan could stem years of steady gains made by the Taliban in the region, where thousands of people have

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The road to redemption? Unmaking Nigeria’s Boko Haram

The road to redemption? Unmaking Nigeria’s Boko Haram

October 1, 2015 0

ABUJA 01 October 2015 (IRIN) - Is Nigeria attempting the impossible in trying to de-radicalise Boko Haram militants?

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