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UNICEF warns of contaminated drinking water in camps for Rohingya refugees
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Monday, 20 November 2017
UNICEF warns of contaminated drinking water in camps for Rohingya refugees
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.Read Full Article ...
 
Situation on Australian ‘offshore processing’ facility deteriorates by the day – UN refugee official
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Monday, 20 November 2017
Situation on Australian ‘offshore processing’ facility deteriorates by the day – UN refugee official
Three weeks following the closure of the Manus Island regional processing centre, the situation on the ground is very serious and deteriorates by the day, a se...
 
In Bangladesh, UN agency Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis urges action for Rohingya refugee childre
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
In Bangladesh, UN agency Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis urges action for Rohingya refugee childre
Marking World Children’s Day, actress Kristin Davis on Monday called for global attention and funding to provide more life-saving aid for Rohingya refugee chil...
 
Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing
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Thursday, 16 November 2017
Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing
The United Nations relief wing on Friday, warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Saudi-led co...
 
New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for nearly 150,000 in Chad
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Thursday, 16 November 2017
New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for nearly 150,000 in Chad
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a pool of funding which supports critical relief operations in crises around the world – ...
 
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