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Latest Global Emergency Overview highlights pre-election violence in Burundi and continued insecurity in Iraq

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Source: Assessment Capacities Project Country: Afghanistan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Myan

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UNDP launches cash-for-work programme to build back better

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Source: UN Development Programme Country: Vanuatu Cyclone Pam-affected communities in Port Vila have started clearing rubble and household waste, earning much-needed income to get back on track after the disaster.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began debris removal projects this week, providing income opportunities for cyclone-affected communities Port Vila, Vanuatu – Cyclone Pam

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Community-based antiretroviral therapy delivery

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Source: UNAIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières Country: World A document presents how community-based antiretroviral therapy delivery can improve both the level of access to treatment and the quality of health outcomes for people living with HIV. This document presents experiences of how community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery can improve both the level of access to treatment and the qual

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Civilian perspectives on the conflict in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan State

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Source: International Refugee Rights Initiative Country: Sudan Focusing on the devastating impact of the conflict, a report highlights the extraordinary resilience and resistance of the civilian population. “Your silence is a shame to humanity.” (20 April 2015) A new report launched today by the International Refugee Rights Initiative and the National Human Rights Monitoring Organisation brings

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Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights effects of TC Pam and Typhoon Maysak

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Posted by admin 12 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Indonesia, Micronesia (Federated States of), Philippines, Vanuatu Revised government figures estimate 188,000 people in 23 islands have been affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam, up from an original figure of 166,000 people on 22 islands. VANUATU The Second Phase Harmonized Assessment Report for Tropical Cyclone Pam was released

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WFP needs $45 million to meet South Sudan refugee needs for next six months

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Source: World Food Programme Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda The rate of new arrivals has slowed in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia but is subject to periodic spikes. However, renewed fighting in Upper Nile State has resulted in an increased number of refugees crossing into Sudan. Highlights WFP requires USD45 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all refugees in

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Civilians suffer impact of armed clashes in central Mindanao

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Source: International Committee of the Red Cross Country: Philippines Fear and uncertainty remain for thousands of people displaced by the month-long clashes between government armed forces and armed groups in Maguindanao in March.Fear and uncertainty remain for thousands of people displaced by the month-long clashes between government armed forces and armed groups in Maguindanao in March. The In

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Violence against health care causes untold suffering to thousands - new report

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Source: International Committee of the Red Cross Country: World A new Health Care in Danger report calls violence against health care "a critical humanitarian issue" and highlights the urgent need to step up and implement measures for the protection of health care. "An airstrike destroys the paediatric and premature baby section of a hospital killing, among others, five babies and three moth

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