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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade
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Monday, 02 September 2019
Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala successfully completes mandate; UN prioritizes Hurricane Dorian assistance; Nowhere to hide in Yemen; Insecurity and Violence in Nigeria; Post-Brexit export losses likely in billions for UK; Hunger in Somalia.Read Full Article ...
 
‘These are very dark times for Yemen’: senior UN official on air strike mass casualties
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Sunday, 01 September 2019
‘These are very dark times for Yemen’: senior UN official on air strike mass casualties
Lise Grande, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, described Sunday’s deadly airstrikes in Dhamar City as a “horrific incident”, and the scale of the casua...
 
Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment
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Friday, 30 August 2019
Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment
Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who have caught...
 
Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Securi
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Thursday, 29 August 2019
Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Securi
Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain sight, da...
 
As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’
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Thursday, 29 August 2019
As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’
The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official there has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and ...
 
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