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El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

El Nino brings drought, hunger to Indonesia and South Pacific

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 22, 2015 0

KETUNG MIRI VILLAGE, INDONESIA 22 October 2015 (IRIN) - Farming communities throughout Indonesia are struggling with drought as rising sea temperatures associated with this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon affect rainfall across the

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How many refugee children can Sweden take?

How many refugee children can Sweden take?

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 15, 2015 0

MALMO 15 October 2015 (IRIN) - Sweden is experiencing a rapid rise in the numbers of unaccompanied refugee children seeking asylum there. In the first two weeks of October alone, well over 4,000

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Life still hard in northern Mali, despite peace deal

Life still hard in northern Mali, despite peace deal

September 4, 2015 0

BAMAKO 04 September 2015 (IRIN) - A peace accord was signed in Mali earlier this year, but ongoing conflict continues to impact the livelihoods of millions in the north of the country.

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Will Islamic State allow polio drive?

Will Islamic State allow polio drive?

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 2, 2015 0

GAZIANTEP 02 September 2015 (IRIN) - The news that Syria had eradicated polio was one of the few positive pieces of news from the country this year. With the Islamic State cracking down

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Lessons from the rubble in Nepal

Lessons from the rubble in Nepal

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

SINDHUPALCHOK DISTRICT, NEPAL 21 August 2015 (IRIN) - More than a million Nepalese children no longer have access to safe classrooms after earthquakes in April and May this year.

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Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

August 12, 2015 0

KUALA LUMPUR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Malaysia’s Health Ministry has warned the country is facing its largest dengue outbreak ever, with 201 deaths so far this year. >

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Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 27, 2015 0

ROME 27 July 2015 (IRIN) - Since the start of the year, nearly 7,500 child migrants have arrived in Italy without a parent or guardian.

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Briefing: Darfur’s deepening conflict

Briefing: Darfur’s deepening conflict

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2015 0

NAIROBI 02 June 2015 (IRIN) - Violence in Sudan’s Darfur has surged to levels not seen in a decade, with more than 150,000 people driven from their homes this year alone. The region’s

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Yemen conflict fans food insecurity

Yemen conflict fans food insecurity

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 22, 2015 0

AMMAN / DUBAI 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - The conflict in Yemen is worsening the country's food insecurity, according to a new report, which predicts that parts of the the Arab state may

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