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Donor support to Sahel "anaemic"

Donor support to Sahel "anaemic"

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 4, 2014 0

DAKAR 04 August 2014 (IRIN) - More donor support is needed to help close the US$1.5 billion funding gap in the Sahel this year and protect the livelihoods of the estimated 20.2 million

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Capturing Asia’s aid response lessons

Capturing Asia’s aid response lessons

July 22, 2014 0

BANGKOK 22 July 2014 (IRIN) - Governments, academics, humanitarians, military leaders, and activists from across the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Tokyo tomorrow to glean expertise on responses to humanitarian crises across the

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CAR refugees seek city life in Cameroon

CAR refugees seek city life in Cameroon

June 19, 2014 0

BERTOUA 19 June 2014 (IRIN) - Frustrated by their living conditions, refugees and other migrants are streaming into towns in eastern Cameroon in search of jobs and a fresh start.

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Pakistan’s traumatized war children play soldiers and Taliban

Pakistan’s traumatized war children play soldiers and Taliban

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 16, 2014 0

PESHAWAR 16 June 2014 (IRIN) - More than 60,000 people have fled North Waziristan Agency to safer parts of Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan as Pakistan’s military launches an offensive in the region. Most

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Conflict in Indonesia’s Papua Region

Conflict in Indonesia’s Papua Region

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 28, 2014 0

GOHONG 28 March 2014 (IRIN) - The clearing of forests inhabited by indigenous people in Indonesia's Papua* Region by agribusinesses is fuelling conflict in the southern Merauke Regency, say campaigners. >

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Stepping up the fight against drug-resistant malaria in SE Asia

Stepping up the fight against drug-resistant malaria in SE Asia

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 20, 2014 0

PHNOM PENH 20 February 2014 (IRIN) - Efforts are being scaled up to stem a further spread of drug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia. “The emergence of resistance… threatens worldwide malaria control and treatment

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Why Sri Lankan children in north drop out

Why Sri Lankan children in north drop out

February 7, 2014 0

COLOMBO 07 February 2014 (IRIN) - Sri Lankan authorities have expressed concern over an increasing number of reports that children are dropping out of school in the conflict-affected north, where economic pressure and

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Connectivity and emerging infectious diseases in Southeast Asia

Connectivity and emerging infectious diseases in Southeast Asia

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 3, 2014 0

BANGKOK 03 February 2014 (IRIN) - Experts sometimes describe Southeast Asia as a “hotspot” for emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) because several major outbreaks have started in this region. Now, with unprecedented levels of

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Arab Spring complicates shifting demands in health sector

Arab Spring complicates shifting demands in health sector

January 30, 2014 0

LONDON 30 January 2014 (IRIN) - Healthcare needs are changing in the Arab world, and chronic diseases linked to rising prosperity and aging populations are forcing health services to retool, even as the

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Nepal’s post-conflict mental health needs neglected

Nepal’s post-conflict mental health needs neglected

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 12, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 12 December 2013 (IRIN) - Seven years after Nepal emerged from a decade of conflict that killed some 18,000 people, according to the government, there is scant access to mental healthcare even

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