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Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

Following a military crack down on the Rohingya community, thousands have fled to an increasingly unwelcome Bangladesh.

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The 'Gatekeepers' to providing aid in Somalia

The 'Gatekeepers' to providing aid in Somalia

Self-appointed middlemen are impinging assistance flows in a 'commodification of displacement'.

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Short changed: the cost of child undernutrition in Papua New Guinea

Short changed: the cost of child undernutrition in Papua New Guinea

New research finds the extent and cost of child malnutrition in PNG is vastly greater than previous estimates, calling for urgent targeted investment.

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Special feature: Ghana, grandma and the factors affecting American public opinion on foreign aid

Special feature: Ghana, grandma and the factors affecting American public opinion on foreign aid

A number of important lessons emerge as we look at the history and trends around U.S. public opinion toward foreign assistance over the past 70 years.

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Jordan opens first job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Jordan opens first job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Allowing refugees to work in host countries relieves pressure on social services, boosts the local economy, and gives refugees the financial security, the UN says

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Use of children as ‘human bombs’ rising in north east Nigeria

Use of children as ‘human bombs’ rising in north east Nigeria

UNICEF is extremely concerned about an appalling increase in the cruel and calculated use of children, especially girls, as ‘human bombs’ in northeast Nigeria.

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UPDATE: Floods claim more than 800 lives across India, Nepal and Bangladesh

UPDATE: Floods claim more than 800 lives across India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Millions affected by severe flooding in south Asia, as aid agencies struggling to cope with disaster warn of food shortages and risk of disease. More than 800 people have been killed and 24 million af...

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ICRC: First major aid in three years reaches Iraq's West Mosul

ICRC: First major aid in three years reaches Iraq's West Mosul

People in the western part of Iraq's devastated city of Mosul have received their first major delivery of aid since Islamic State militants captured the city in 2014.

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Humanitarian Workplaces Free from Sexual Violence: The First Steps and a Call to Action

Humanitarian Workplaces Free from Sexual Violence: The First Steps and a Call to Action

Report the Abuse has released an advocacy package covering two years of work toward sustained changes in preventing sexual violence against humanitarian workers.

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INTERVIEW: Slum upgrades key to disaster mitigation in Indian cities

INTERVIEW: Slum upgrades key to disaster mitigation in Indian cities

Upgrading slums and giving tenancy rights to residents is a central aspect of climate change adaptation and disaster mitigation in India's cities.

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