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SOUTH SUDAN: Disarmament and rebellion in Jonglei

SOUTH SUDAN: Disarmament and rebellion in Jonglei

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 11, 2012 0

JUBA 11 September 2012 (IRIN) - A massive disarmament operation has netted thousands of weapons in South Sudan's Jonglei State, but security in what is one of the country's most marginalized states is

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COMOROS: Helping people recover from floods

COMOROS: Helping people recover from floods

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 10, 2012 0

PRETORIA 10 September 2012 (IRIN) - In April, the archipelago nation of Comoros was lashed by its heaviest rains in decades, uprooting families and destroying the crops and incomes of its poorest people.

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Analysis: South Sudan struggles to meet demand for education

Analysis: South Sudan struggles to meet demand for education

September 4, 2012 0

YEI 04 September 2012 (IRIN) - Five decades of war and upheaval in South Sudan has had an inevitable impact on education - almost three-quarters of adults in the world's newest country are

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FOOD: Another strain of deadly wheat fungus in South Africa

FOOD: Another strain of deadly wheat fungus in South Africa

September 3, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - As the world’s supply of staple grains grows tight, scientists are learning about the discovery in South Africa of yet another deadly variant of Ug99 stem rust,

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SOUTH SUDAN: Urgent need for mental healthcare

SOUTH SUDAN: Urgent need for mental healthcare

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 27, 2012 0

JUBA 27 August 2012 (IRIN) - In South Sudan, decades of civil war have resulted in widespread trauma, and the chronically underdeveloped nation is struggling to provide facilities, staff and treatment for those

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