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IRIN News 28m
Airstrikes, shelling, and bullets meet negotiations, rations, and cash transfers: an aid worker with in Hodeidah on a tough job that’s only getting harder.
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IRIN News 1h
“They were just scared to death.” What happened the last time Bangladesh sent Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar:
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IRIN News 2h
For some Eritreans, crossing into Ethiopia is the start of a journey that will take them to the Mediterranean and towards the dream of Europe
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IRIN News 2h
According to preliminary estimates there have been 1,400 air strikes affecting civilians in Syria this year. Six were on sites that were on a no-strike list. Is that success?
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IRIN News 3h
“People here don't know how to communicate non-violently.” In Rakhine State, local groups are trying to change deeply entrenched fear and distrust – starting with young people in both the Rohingya and Rakhine communities.
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IRIN News 3h
The lack of data in Yemen doesn’t make the suffering less immense, as past famines and near-famines have shown.
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IRIN News 4h
For Uganda’s landslide survivors, staying at home puts their lives in danger, but moving could pose even higher risks
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IRIN News 4h
Find out what Venezuela’s exodus means for small island states like Curaçao and those who flee there hoping for a new life. reports
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IRIN News 4h
Many people in South Sudan feel disconnected from the elite-driven peace process, which they said lacks citizen participation
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Ben Parker 8h
I attended and was doing selfies with a Land Cruiser. More on that here:
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IRIN News 5h
The border that was sealed for 20 years is now open. But remaining tensions could still upset the peace
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IRIN News 5h
“When you have a large influx of people arriving in an area it can generate tensions with host communities”
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Missing Migrants 13h
"Water in the Desert"- Inside the effort to prevent migrant deaths at the US-Mexico border. Great reporting by :
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IRIN News 6h
The old Balkan route was shut off in 2016 as countries closed their borders but Bosnia has become the flashpoint on a new route to the EU for migrants and asylum seekers trying to escape war and poverty.
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IRIN News 7h
Humanitarian actors may struggle to prevent cholera from spreading unless Zimbabwean officials can address sanitation shortfalls
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IRIN News 7h
Delivering aid in Yemen’s Red Sea port city has never been easy. Take it from this aid worker in Hodeidah, where the violence keeps getting worse.
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IRIN News 8h
Sites in a no-strike-list have been hit six times in Syria this year. Why do Syrian medical groups still agree to share their coordinates?
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IRIN News 8h
"Eritreans are experiencing freedom, socialising and business – the genie is out of the bottle”
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IRIN News 9h
Why have 5,000 people taken refuge in a hospital in the Central African Republic? How many Rohingya volunteered to be repatriated back to Myanmar? Why are humanitarians being sold laser detectors? Answers, and more, in this week’s Cheat Sheet.
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IRIN News 9h
"The communities are now even more polarised than before.” After generations of violence and last year's Rohingya exodus, local activists try to build peace in Myanmar's divided Rakhine State.
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