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IRIN News 27m
For Afghan migrants living on the margins in Iran, a stumbling economy means there’s far less money to send home. That’s having a big impact in drought-hit Afghanistan. ➡️ Read more:
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IRIN News 1h
USAID investigators confirm 20 companies and individuals to in Turkey- aid fraud case.
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IRIN News 2h
Trump slashes US refugee admission quota, and no county seem ready to start closing the gap.
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IRIN News 2h
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Who has the right to be a citizen of Myanmar? For Rohingya and other minorities not recognised by Myanmar’s government, the question has had profound implications:
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IRIN News 3h
According to , more than 370 people have been killed by the outlaws so far this year. reports from thinly policed and politically dysfunctional northwestern Nigeria where banditry thrives and crime pays:
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IRIN News 3h
.@susanschulman23recently visited Sierra Leone, where she spoke with people who had returned home penniless after failed attempts to reach Europe only to find themselves ostracised by their families and former communities. Find out what keeps her going.
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IRIN News 3h
“They are really connected; they know what the issues are. But we don’t value that.” In Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps, local aid workers are the backbone of a massive humanitarian response. But they’ve been overshadowed by big international NGOs.
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IRIN News 4h
ICYMI: Watch - Leveraging Refugees’ Talents, a side event to the General Assembly, moderated by IRIN director , to launch the Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative.
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IRIN News 4h
Despite its deadly record, the Evros River is an increasingly popular route into Europe
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IRIN News 5h
⏰ Today is the last day to apply for the post of IRIN Investigations Editor. Don't miss your chance to join us and help make humanitarian aid more effective and accountable. More info here:
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IRIN News 5h
A doctor who volunteers at at Moria camp says self-harm and suicide attempts are common and sexual violence is pervasive
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A very important message here from for - Local aid groups want more of a say in the Rohingya refugee response:
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IRIN News 6h
Why are the EU and the UN spending so much money on initiatives that can do little to truly curb migration if the country’s borders are allowed to stand open? Libyans ask.
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IRIN News 6h
The Evros river between Turkey and Greece isn’t very wide and appears calm, so many migrants and asylum seekers don’t see the danger coming.
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IRIN News 7h
Should the EU look to curb illegal migration by providing education, jobs, and alternative opportunities to one of Libya’s most marginalised communities?
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IRIN News 7h
What do Rohingya think about education in the camps? Increasingly, they're worried not just about the number of schools, but the quality of the education itself:
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IRIN News 8h
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Back in Myanmar's northern Rakhine, unsurprisingly, schools are nearly empty. says government in Maungdaw is recruiting Rohingya teachers; quotes education official saying 20,000 "Muslim students" remain in Maungdaw township.
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IRIN News 8h
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Bangladesh has opened its doors to generations of Rohingya refugees – and placed strict limits on their education.
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IRIN News 8h
More than a year after most recent Rohingya refugee crisis erupted, nearly half of kids younger than 14 have no access to education in Bangladesh camps. For children 15 and up: 97.8%.
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IRIN News 11h
Two and a half years after he first reported from Lesvos, returns to Greece’s most populous camp, now home to more than 8,000 people.
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