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UN relief official appeals for halt in attacks on aid workers in Central African Republic

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Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic Humanitarian access continues to be hampered by various constraints in the country, particularly violence against civilians and humanitarian workers. (Bangui, July 22, 2015): The Humanitarian Coordinator a.i., Marc Vandenberghe and the entire humanitarian community in the Central African Republic (CAR

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How to build safer schools and more resilient communities

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Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Save the Children, GFDRR Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Myanmar, Nepal, World Community-based approach treats school construction as a community learning opportunity to better understand risks, collectively commit to safety, and

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How to build safer schools and more resilient communities

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Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Save the Children, GFDRR Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Myanmar, Nepal, World Community-based approach treats school construction as a community learning opportunity to better understand risks, collectively commit to safety, and

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Food security situation remains bleak in Syria, despite better rains

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Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Syrian Arab Republic The 2015 wheat crop is expected to be better than the 2014 drought-stricken harvest, but will not lead to significant improvements in overall household food security, FAO and WFP said in their report. Syria: Better rains improve wheat production, but food security situation remains bleak Price of bread

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Food security situation remains bleak in Syria, despite better rains

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Posted by admin 10 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Syrian Arab Republic The 2015 wheat crop is expected to be better than the 2014 drought-stricken harvest, but will not lead to significant improvements in overall household food security, FAO and WFP said in their report. Syria: Better rains improve wheat production, but food security situation remains bleak Price of bread

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Three months on, thousands of Nepalis still need help to meet basic needs

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Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Nepal The Red Cross continues to focus on providing shelter materials as well as food and essential non-food relief such as household items. Medical teams remain active.Kathmandu / Geneva, July 23, 2015: Three months after Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8M earthquake, thousands of people continue to require hum

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Amnesty says police used excessive force during Burundi demonstrations

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Source: Amnesty International Country: Burundi Even where children were present during demonstrations, police still failed to exercise restraint, and used tear gas and live ammunition, a new Amnesty report says. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 26 April 2015, demonstrations broke out in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, and continued until mid-June to protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to ru

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More satellite images to assist human rights work

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Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country: Eritrea Satellite imagery and geographic information systems (GIS) can be a vital tool in human rights work, helping provide evidence of on-going human rights violations being committed.The two satellite photos showed the same location, but very different views. The first photo showed the Wi’a Military Training Camp and Detenti

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