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UN humanitarian chief calls for end to 'senseless cycle of violence' in South Sudan

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Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: South Sudan Families have endured horrendous atrocities including killing, abduction, and the recruitment of children into armed groups. Women and girls have been beaten, raped and set on fire. (Juba, 25 July 2015) - The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, co

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Women living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake

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Source: Oxfam Country: Nepal According to research Oxfam conducted, women and girls feel at risk of physical and sexual abuse in overcrowded temporary shelters where there is often no privacy or solid walls.Women in Nepal are living in fear of abuse because of the lack of privacy and security afforded by temporary shelters, Oxfam said today. According to research Oxfam conducted in Dhading distr

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Saving lives and livelihoods by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors

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Posted by admin 9 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: Oxfam Country: World The global humanitarian system is overstretched; inadequately investing in risk reduction and prevention, and providing assistance that is often insufficient, inappropriate and late. Saving lives and livelihoods by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors The global humanitarian system is overstretched; inadequately investing in risk reduc

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Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk

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Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Nepal More than 10,000 children have been identified as acutely malnourished since the first earthquake. These include more than 1,000 children with severely acute malnutrition. Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk UNICEF provides $15 million in cash transfers to most vulnerable families KATHMANDU, Nepal, 25 July 2015 – Three mo

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UN humanitarian chief calls for end to 'senseless cycle of violence' in South Sudan

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Posted by admin 10 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: South Sudan Families have endured horrendous atrocities including killing, abduction, and the recruitment of children into armed groups. Women and girls have been beaten, raped and set on fire. (Juba, 25 July 2015) - The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, co

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Saving lives and livelihoods by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors

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Posted by admin 9 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: Oxfam Country: World The global humanitarian system is overstretched; inadequately investing in risk reduction and prevention, and providing assistance that is often insufficient, inappropriate and late. Saving lives and livelihoods by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors The global humanitarian system is overstretched; inadequately investing in risk reduc

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Poor rainfall raising concerns about current and future food security in Central America and Haiti

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network Country: El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua Urgent food assistance in the region is currently required for households already experiencing acute food insecurity. Forecasts indicate likelihood of consecutively poor Primera and Postrera seasons Rainfall performance has been poor across much of Central America and Haiti during the Primera/

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Destruction of villages, killings, and sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity State

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: Human Rights Watch Country: South Sudan HRW has released a new report based on more than 170 interviews in June and July with survivors and witnesses, most of whom were displaced by fighting or attacks on their villages by government troops. South Sudan: Widespread Atrocities in Government Offensive Killings, Rapes of Unity State Civilians Are War Crimes (Nairobi, July 22, 2015) – South

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