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Nutritional crisis in Nigeria

Posted on 05 July 2022

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has raised concern over the large number of malnourished children presenting to their nutrition centre in Maiduguri, Nigeria. This concern is heightened by the fact that…
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Kiribati drought USAID funding

Posted on 05 July 2022

The United States is providing $US500,000 in humanitarian assistance to respond to the drought across Kiribati due to below normal rainfall, exacerbated by the impacts of climate change. The resulting…
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Solomon Islands commits to investment in early childhood development

Posted on 05 July 2022

At a National Early Childhood Forum held in Honiara, the Solomon Islands government and partners committed to investing in early childhood development to ensure all Solomon Islands children are given…
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Economic breakdown in Sri Lanka risks humanitarian crisis

Posted on 05 July 2022

Sri Lanka’s economy has been described as in a ‘state of collapse’, as Sri Lankan citizens struggle to buy basic food and fuel necessities amid political unrest and violence. The…
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UK report on racism in the aid sector

Posted on 27 June 2022

In February 2021 the UK parliament’s International Development Committee launched an inquiry into the philosophy and culture of aid. A report was initiated off the back of calls for decision…
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Ukraine conflict risks aid security in South Sudan

Posted on 20 June 2022

The World Food Programme has announced it is suspending food aid for 1.7 million South Sudanese, driven by funding being redirected to the Ukraine War and the prices of staples…
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Sri Lanka on verge of humanitarian emergency

Posted on 20 June 2022

Over 300 Sri Lankans have attempted to enter Australia as Sri Lanka’s economic crisis worsens. Those interviewed on the boats claim they were told they would be able to gain entry…
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UN concerns for child welfare in Myanmar

Posted on 20 June 2022

Fears for a ‘lost generation’ of children in Myanmar have been raised by UN Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews this week. Continued attacks on children through military crossfire and deliberate targeting…
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UK’s ‘Rwanda Policy’ flights grounded for short-term, at least

Posted on 20 June 2022

The UK government's first flight with asylum seekers destined for Rwanda was grounded by a European court ruling. But Britain and Rwanda say they are undeterred. So what next?
 
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Disabled people ‘systematically ignored’ in climate crisis

Posted on 20 June 2022

People with disabilities are being “systematically ignored” by governments around the world when it comes to the climate crisis, even though they are particularly at risk from the impacts of…
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