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Ahead of Hurricane Irma, UN agencies preparing supplies and communication lines to youth

Ahead of Hurricane Irma, UN agencies preparing supplies and communication lines to youth

As a category 5 hurricane, devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma is predicated to be record-setting.

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'People are dying': violence forces aid workers out of Central African Republic

'People are dying': violence forces aid workers out of Central African Republic

Threats, looting and violence prompt withdrawal of aid organisations at height of malaria season, denying access to healthcare and leaving thousands at risk

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Gaza: 1 million children suffering in 'unlivable' conditions

Gaza: 1 million children suffering in 'unlivable' conditions

A UN report in 2012 said Gaza would be unlivable by 2020. Save the Children considers Gaza to be unlivable now.

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'We'd rather die than lose': villagers in Indonesia fight for a land rights revolution

'We'd rather die than lose': villagers in Indonesia fight for a land rights revolution

Members of the small Pandumaan-Sipituhuta indigenous community are at the centre of a historic struggle that just might transform the rules of capitalism in Indonesia.

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 Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's increasingly antagonistic relationship with humanitarian organisations cumulates in a military offensive against aid, leaving thousands stranded.

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Leaked report on climate change: government coastal erosion efforts 'too little, too late'

Leaked report on climate change: government coastal erosion efforts 'too little, too late'

New and critical figures around the impact of climate change in New Zealand have emerged, calling for greater leadership from central government in response and adaptation measures.

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UN: Saudis 'should fund all humanitarian aid' in Yemen

UN: Saudis 'should fund all humanitarian aid' in Yemen

"Either stop the war or fund the crisis. Option three is, do both of them."

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This Palestinian Startup Is Connecting Refugees With Free Legal Aid Via SMS

This Palestinian Startup Is Connecting Refugees With Free Legal Aid Via SMS

Mobile technology for a Good Cause: The 40-person start-up employs both former humanitarian workers and software engineers to tackle the challenge of sorting, tagging and translating inquiries.

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Nominations for the 2017 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards now open

Nominations for the 2017 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards now open

Is there an activist, organisation or donor in your community or country that the world should know about? If so, we want to celebrate them!

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New Facebook philanthropy partner reflects trend toward long-term disaster response

Facebook has become increasingly influential in driving donations to nonprofits, particularly in times of crisis.

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