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Rohingya crisis: UN relief work in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh – in pictures

Rohingya crisis: UN relief work in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh – in pictures

Weeks after the initial arrival of thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence, hundreds wait every day by the roadside to be processed, each with a harrowing story to tell

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Compensation off the table at COP climate talks

Compensation off the table at COP climate talks

After COP23, there is one question that remains unresolved: how will communities be compensated for the losses they suffer due to extreme weather events?

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, warns of "imminent" large eruption risk

Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, warns of "imminent" large eruption risk

Indonesia has raised its alert level for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the highest stage 4. Residents are to evacuate areas near the summit after warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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PNG govt denies Manus refugees were assaulted in move

PNG govt denies Manus refugees were assaulted in move

International outrage is growing over the treatment of the refugees, amid reports there's not enough space in the new facilities for them.

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Opinion: Transforming aid and development with satellite imagery

Opinion: Transforming aid and development with satellite imagery

Whether providing up-to-date imagery simply for a clear overview of an emergent situation or to survey a large area of interest, satellites offer a cost-effective option to gather information in a non...

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Nepal earthquake reconstruction won’t succeed until the vulnerability of survivors is addressed

Nepal earthquake reconstruction won’t succeed until the vulnerability of survivors is addressed

Resilience in Nepal means “safe building” that is acutely aware of the resource inequalities and other social impediments that block progress on code compliance is fundamental to

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NZ NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisis

NZ NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisis

New Zealand’s aid agencies and the government are coming together to respond to the world’s fastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.

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10 things to know about 'leave no one behind'

10 things to know about 'leave no one behind'

Understanding where there are gaps in the Sustainable Development Goals is critical if we are to translate this ambitious ‘leave no one behind’ commitment into action.

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Uganda brought to its knees as doctors' strike paralyses health service

Uganda brought to its knees as doctors' strike paralyses health service

Public health services across Uganda have been brought to a standstill as doctors strike over pay and poor working conditions.

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Opinion: Why the fashion industry keeps failing to fix labour exploitation

Opinion: Why the fashion industry keeps failing to fix labour exploitation

Worker exploitation is rampant in the global fashion industry, according to countless investigations, studies and reports. So why haven’t fashion brands cleaned up their acts?

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