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Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.

The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.

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360° Aid Zone Philippines: Building back better

Carpenters in the Philippines are building the future location of the farmers’ association in the municipality of Bayabas.

Carpenters in the Philippines are building the future location of the farmers’ association in the municipality of Bayabas.

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Philippines: Learning to weather a storm

In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.

In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.

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La Pedregosa: turning blood fields into green fields

The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…

The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…

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US cut to UN Population Fund will have ''devastating effects'' Guterres warns

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…

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Floods in Peru

Thousands in northwestern Peru were struggling to recover from ongoing deadly flooding on Friday (March 31) after the Piura River overflowed.

Thousands in northwestern Peru were struggling to recover from ongoing deadly flooding on Friday (March 31) after the Piura River overflowed.

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Colombia: Providing aid after FARC peace deal

The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.

The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.

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Iraqi forces launch a new push to take western Mosul

According to Iraqi authorities more than 50,000 people have fled their homes since the push to retake the west of Mosul was launched in February.

According to Iraqi authorities more than 50,000 people have fled their homes since the push to retake the west of Mosul was launched in February.

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Famine and diarrhoea kill 'over 100' in Somalia, says PM

More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.

More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.

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Three million at risk of famine in Lake Chad region

Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.

Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.

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South Sudan's human rights situation "amongst the worst on the planet"

Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation

Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation

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UN launches Yemen aid appeal in bid to avert famine

The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.

The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.

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Migrant deaths prompt work at Greek camp

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

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War-weary Mosul residents scramble for aid

Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.

Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.

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Syria: Anti-ISIL forces close in on Raqqa

The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

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Nigeria on the brink of famine

North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.

North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.

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Hundreds scramble for food aid in Mosul

Residents of Mosul crowd around trucks delivering much-needed humanitarian aid and jostle for scant supplies.

Residents of Mosul crowd around trucks delivering much-needed humanitarian aid and jostle for scant supplies.