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IOM appeals for $26 million for migrants in SE Asian boat crisis

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Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand The bulk of the money will go towards temporary shelter, food, water, and other material aid. Provision is also made for psychosocial support, and for the eventual return and reintegration. IOM Appeals for USD 26 million for Migrants in SE Asian Boat Crisis Thailand - IOM is appealing for

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Pauses in Syrian fighting during harvest vital to meet country’s food needs

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Source: World Food Programme Country: Syrian Arab Republic With indications that the 2015 harvest may exceed the last two years’ harvests at a time of massive food insecurity and internal displacement, it is paramount that crops are not lost, says WFP.ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has called for humanitarian pauses in the fighting in Syria so farmers can safely harvest and

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Food worries widen in Mauritania

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Source: IRIN Country: Mauritania Recent assessments show that the food security situation has gradually worsened since mid-2013 and that it is now at the same levels as during the 2012 drought, which left more than 800,000 people in need of assistance.By Mamoudou Lamine Kane and Jennifer Lazuta NOUAKCHOTT, 26 May 2015 (IRIN) - As the food security situation in Mauritania continues to deteriorate

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ZSE market commentary | 26 May 2015

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Posted by admin 22 hours ago (http://feedproxy.google.com)
Industrials The Industrial index opened the week lower at 153.84 points after shedding 2.10 points (1.35%). ECONET (ECO.zw) was 3 cents softer at 46 cents, DELTA (DLTA.zw) lost 2 cents to trade at 105 cents and POWERSPEED (PWS.zw) dropped 0.70 cents to trade at 1.50 cents. The losses were partially offset by gains in AFDIS (AFDS.zw) which added a cent to close at 51 cents and OLD MUTUAL (OML.zw)

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IOM Ethiopia Relocates 42,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Two Weeks

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GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM has transported some 41,978 South Sudanese refugees from camps in Leitchour and Nip Nip to Jewi camp in Ethiopia's Gambella province in just two weeks. The operation, which involved 443 buses, 86 trucks, and a helicopter, moved 39,563 refugees from Leitchour and 2,226 from Nip Nip to Jewi. Some 189 vulnerable refugees unf

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IOM DG Highlights South Sudan Needs Amid Increasing Violence

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GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM Director General William Lacy Swing travelled to South Sudan 23–24 May to visit IOM's largest emergency operation and call attention to the urgent humanitarian needs of conflict-affected and displaced populations across the country. “IOM remains committed to saving lives in South Sudan as civilians continue to bear the ho

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Half of those reported killed in Yemen are civilians - OCHA

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Posted by admin 1 day 10 hours ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Yemen The intensification of violence has come a day after the indefinite postponement of United Nations sponsored peace talks planned for May 28. Key Messages All parties to the conflict in Yemen must comply with International Humanitarian Law obligations to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure, and to allow and

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Cholera crisis in Tanzania improving despite high transmission risk

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Source: World Health Organization Country: Burundi, United Republic of Tanzania The situation appears to be improving thanks to intensive efforts, but the risk of transmission remains high due to limited access to shelter, toilets, water and essential medical care.Kagunga, 26 May 2015 – The ongoing cholera outbreak in western Tanzania appears to be improving thanks to intensive national and inter

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