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SYRIA: Bread shortages rising

SYRIA: Bread shortages rising

December 13, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 13 December 2012 (IRIN) - When Bashar Akkad recently visited Syria’s northern, government-controlled town of al-Raqqah, hotel staff did not serve him breakfast. >

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SYRIA: Healthcare system crumbling

SYRIA: Healthcare system crumbling

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 11, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - The nearly two-year conflict in Syria has taken tens of thousands of lives, destroyed entire neighbourhoods and sent hundreds of thousands of people fleeing. But more quietly,

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SYRIA: UN shrinks staff and movement amid insecurity

SYRIA: UN shrinks staff and movement amid insecurity

December 3, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 03 December 2012 (IRIN) - UN agencies in Syria are relocating and restricting movement of staff due to rising insecurity that is getting closer to the capital.

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Analysis: Not-so-open borders for Syrian refugees?

Analysis: Not-so-open borders for Syrian refugees?

October 24, 2012 0

DUBAI 24 October 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies, human rights organizations and local government officials are increasingly concerned about thousands of people who have fled violence in Syria only to end up stuck

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INDONESIA: Domestic workers in Syria await repatriation

INDONESIA: Domestic workers in Syria await repatriation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

JAKARTA 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Indonesian domestic workers in crisis-hit Syria need help to get back home, activists say. >

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Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has. States - on both sides of the conflict - have clamoured loudly about

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Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has.

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SYRIA: Ten things to watch out for

SYRIA: Ten things to watch out for

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 11, 2012 0

DUBAI 11 September 2012 (IRIN) - As the world focuses on daily fighting in Syria and the flight of refugees to neighbouring countries, the humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to be under-reported. Here

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LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

BEIRUT 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Progress in terms of providing more and better aid to the steady influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is being held back by government indecision stemming from

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ISRAEL-SYRIA: Could a new regime in Syria be good for the Golan Heights?

ISRAEL-SYRIA: Could a new regime in Syria be good for the Golan Heights?

August 21, 2012 0

MAJDAL SHAMS 21 August 2012 (IRIN) - The Syrian Druze communities of the occupied Golan Heights have traditionally supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. But they are increasingly divided over the conflict in their

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