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Avatars for aid?

Avatars for aid?

Emerging technologies are on their way to transforming humanitarian response. But what about avatars that can transport the senses of operators somewhere far from where they are based?

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Five trailblazing women you've never heard of

Five trailblazing women you've never heard of

Women who have challenged stereotypes and refused to give in to fear or discrimination tell their stories.

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UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

UN: Two million children risk starvation in DRC

Over two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at risk of starvation if they do not receive the aid they need, the UN has warned.

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Pakistan’s NGO crackdown prompts widening alarm among aid workers

Pakistan’s NGO crackdown prompts widening alarm among aid workers

Pakistan’s government has slapped punitive taxes on NGOs and threatened to shut down international organisations that don’t meet opaque new registration requirements.

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Extent of PNG disaster likely under-reported, says NZ Minister

Extent of PNG disaster likely under-reported, says NZ Minister

Ron Mark has just been in PNG to sign a bilateral Status of Forces Agreement and says the damage from Papua New Guinea's earthquake disaster appears to be under-reported.

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Tackling corruption in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Tackling corruption in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Some of the Solomon Islands’ most inspiring people gathered to develop a strong collective policy position on corruption, good governance and to build a powerful evidence base for advocacy.

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'Lives will be lost': Bangladesh rains promise further misery for Rohingya

'Lives will be lost': Bangladesh rains promise further misery for Rohingya

With the monsoon season nearing in Bangladesh, refugees living in makeshift shelters after fleeing Myanmar face a major risk from floods and landslides.

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Forgotten Ukrainians feel the bite of winter food cuts

Forgotten Ukrainians feel the bite of winter food cuts

As winter tightens its grip on war-torn eastern Ukraine, hundreds of thousands of people are struggling to put food on the table due to a lack of funding for emergency humanitarian aid.

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CID Press Release: New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse

CID Press Release: New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse

“New Zealand aid agencies have zero tolerance for any form of abuse, and continue to hold
themselves accountable to the CID Code of Conduct,” says Josie Pagani, Director of CID.

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Ethiopia's prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

Ethiopia's prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister suddenly resigned on Thursday in what he described as a bid to smooth reforms, following years of violent unrest.

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