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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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Iraq aid cuts due to funding shortages

Iraq aid cuts due to funding shortages

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 6, 2015 0

DUBAI 06 May 2015 (IRIN) - Humanitarian crises around the world are struggling for money, but Iraq – where some 2.7 million people have been internally displaced in the last 17 months –

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What future for the humanitarian capital of the world?

What future for the humanitarian capital of the world?

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 7, 2015 0

GENEVA 07 April 2015 (IRIN) - Geneva has firmly taken its place as one of the most expensive cities in the world, following a sharp rise in the value of the Swiss franc

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