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2014/07/21 21:29
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Sandrine Tiller, Programmes Adviser, Humanitarian Issues, MSF (UK), co-author of Where is Everyone? From the research we have done, we have found that the organisations that were best able to respond...
2014/07/21 21:29
2014/07/21 21:29
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2014/07/20 20:11
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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - An organization that works to help refugees settle in the United States says it's planning to open an office in Athens. International Rescue Committee regional director Ellen...
2014/07/19 23:52
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Opera singer Danielle de Niese's fight to help refugees SHE's been a big voice in opera since 2005, now Danielle de Niese is hoping she can make some noise about Tanzania's refugee crisis for...
2014/07/19 02:21
2014/07/19 02:21
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EMERYVILLE -- Just weeks ago, 31-year-old Zamir Hamnawa lived in Afghanistan with his wife and children. He had worked at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as a programs management specialist for 10...
2014/07/17 10:30
2014/07/17 10:30
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Bangui — The presence of armed groups and continued fighting causing displacement across the Central African Republic (CAR) has led to an escalation of insecurity leaving women and girls vulnerable to...
2014/07/16 21:25
2014/07/16 21:25
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When Syria's rebels were on the offensive in 2012, they captured the eastern half of Aleppo and the surrounding countryside. But now President Bashar Assad's troops are poised to retake all of the...
2014/07/16 17:37
2014/07/16 17:37
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The aid, which is paid for by the UK, European and US governments, consists of food, medicine and hygiene kits. It is brought into the country through the war-torn north from the two last remaining...
2014/07/16 15:39
2014/07/16 15:39
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Major humanitarian groups have acknowledged that they are delivering aid directly to rebel-held areas in northern Syria, defying a government demand for control of how relief supplies are brought into...
2014/07/14 20:05
2014/07/14 20:05
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A Malian refugee girl in Niger chooses school over marriage For Malian refugee girls in northern Niger, early marriage poses risks for girls’ health and for their education. But a new movement is...
2014/07/14 18:25
2014/07/14 18:25
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The warehouse off a dusty back road near the Turkish frontier is vast. Large wooden crates are stacked and ready for delivery to the desperate and displaced inside Syria. This is the operations hub...
2014/07/13 11:43
2014/07/13 11:43
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... in Irish aid to combat violence against women during international conflict | Irish Examiner €1m in Irish aid to combat violence against women during international conflict Sunday, July 13, 2014...
2014/07/12 02:06
2014/07/12 02:06
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Hussein-Jake Jawad Kadhim was called a traitor and survived three murder attempts while working as a translator for the U.S. Army in his native Iraq. The danger didn’t deter him and he stuck with the...
2014/07/10 14:33
2014/07/10 14:33
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TUSCON, Ariz. - Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. as...
2014/07/10 04:31
2014/07/10 04:31
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Billionaire Hungarian-American George Soros is an extremely concerned humanitarian who can be counted on to put his considerable bank balance where his concerns are. Lately, those concerns have...
2014/07/09 22:25
2014/07/09 22:25
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A photo from the Park Silly Sunday Market, one of several such markets accepting food stamps. SALT LAKE CITY – Farmers markets across the state have begun their summer season, and several such...
2014/07/09 13:42
2014/07/09 13:42
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... nonprofits, charities, and global development organizations dedicated to helping others, access to technology should never be a hurdle or a limitation. However, the majority of these groups are...
2014/07/09 11:42
2014/07/09 11:42
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The unceasing flow of bad news from the Middle East, plus the geopolitical power games in Ukraine, have seized international attention this year. In both cases the stakes are high and the options...
2014/07/09 10:06
2014/07/09 10:06
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Elizabeth Sabino, 5, lives in Gumbo, an area of Juba affected by the recent cholera outbreak and where Oxfam is now working to provide vial humanitarian assistance. South Sudan is standing "on the...
2014/07/08 19:12
2014/07/08 19:12
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South Sudan, the world's youngest country, is celebrating its third birthday facing catastrophe. It tipped over the edge after fighting erupted at the end of last year, when a dispute between...
2014/07/07 07:34
2014/07/07 07:34
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A mountain gorilla plays with a young gorilla in a clearing in Virunga national park. Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo - The mountain gorillas looked me over with what I took to be...
2014/07/21 21:29
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