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18 months on, Gaza donors still falling way short

18 months on, Gaza donors still falling way short

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 18, 2016 0

Only 40 percent of the $3.5 billion donors pledged in October 2014 for Gaza's reconstruction has been delivered, new World Bank figures reveal.

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Opium bounces back, enriching Taliban and Afghan officials

Opium bounces back, enriching Taliban and Afghan officials

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 4, 2016 0

Afghanistan supplies the lion’s share of the world’s opium, most of which is refined into heroin in an illegal trade that enriches government officials, the Taliban and global drug dealing networks.

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After 60 years of Zika in Asia, why worry?

After 60 years of Zika in Asia, why worry?

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 16, 2016 0

Zika has been in Asia and the Pacific for at least 60 years, though its mostly mild symptoms have prompted little cause for concern. But with the World Health Organization declaring a global

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Where in the world is Zika?

Where in the world is Zika?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 3, 2016 0

LONDON 03 February 2016 (IRIN) - The World Health Organization has declared that the strong links between Zika infection during pregnancy and microcephaly should be treated as a global public health emergency. IRIN

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This year’s neglected migration crises

This year’s neglected migration crises

December 21, 2015 0

OXFORD 21 December 2015 (IRIN) - In 2015, all eyes have been on the Mediterranean and Europe's so-called migration crisis. But people are being displaced in many other corners of the world away

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This year’s neglected migration crises

This year’s neglected migration crises

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 21, 2015 0

OXFORD 21 December 2015 (IRIN) - In 2015, all eyes have been on the Mediterranean and Europe's so-called migration crisis. But people are being displaced in many other corners of the world away

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Three reasons to pay attention to Turkey’s Kurdish war

Three reasons to pay attention to Turkey’s Kurdish war

September 8, 2015 0

BEIRUT 08 September 2015 (IRIN) - As the world fixates on the Syrian refugee crisis, Turkey’s conflict with Kurdish rebels has suddenly escalated rapidly.

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Mapped – the world’s conflicts

Mapped – the world’s conflicts

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 30, 2015 0

LONDON 30 July 2015 (IRIN) - An interactive map showing all the ongoing conflicts around the world. >

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At Eid, Iraqi charities take the lead

At Eid, Iraqi charities take the lead

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 17, 2015 0

ERBIL 17 July 2015 (IRIN) - Iraq is one of the most poorly funded humanitarian crises in the world. As Muslims gather this Eid for family celebrations, local charities have stepped in to

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Yemen conflict drives up famine fears

Yemen conflict drives up famine fears

May 22, 2015 0

AMMAN / DUBAI 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - The conflict in Yemen is likely to push it one stage closer to famine, according to a new report, which predicts that the Arab state

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