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Dengue: Turning up the volume on a silent disaster

Over the past 50 years, dengue has spread from nine to over a hundred countries, making it the most rapidly spreading vector-borne disease. The

Over the past 50 years, dengue has spread from nine to over a hundred countries, making it the most rapidly spreading vector-borne disease. The

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Faces From Fukushima

‘Silent Disasters’ visits Fukushima on the occasion of the third anniversary of Japan’s earthquake-tsunami. Euronews reporter Chris Cummins takes up

‘Silent Disasters’ visits Fukushima on the occasion of the third anniversary of Japan’s earthquake-tsunami. Euronews reporter Chris Cummins takes up

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Fukushima: bullet train to ghost town

There is no smell, the properties set back from the road give the impression of affluent respectability. Take a closer look and it begins to dawn

There is no smell, the properties set back from the road give the impression of affluent respectability. Take a closer look and it begins to dawn

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The Philippines: storm warning

The world watched as Super Typhoon Haiyan sliced through the Philippines in November last year. As many as 14 million people have been affected

The world watched as Super Typhoon Haiyan sliced through the Philippines in November last year. As many as 14 million people have been affected

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Philippines: Tragedy in Typhoon times

Having never visited the Philippines before I wasn’t really sure what to expect. But I definitely did not expect to be greeted off the plane by an

Having never visited the Philippines before I wasn’t really sure what to expect. But I definitely did not expect to be greeted off the plane by an

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South Sudan's inter-ethnic violence filling refugee camps

In South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis, almost half a million people have fled their homes, according to the United Nations. Around 17,000 people are

In South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis, almost half a million people have fled their homes, according to the United Nations. Around 17,000 people are

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China: death toll rises from oil pipeline blasts

The death toll from two huge blasts at an oil pipeline in eastern China has risen to 44 with 166 injured. The explosion happened as workers were

The death toll from two huge blasts at an oil pipeline in eastern China has risen to 44 with 166 injured. The explosion happened as workers were

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Gaza 'faces disaster' after power cuts cause sewage floods

There are warnings of a humanitarian disaster in Gaza caused by the floodwater submerging the streets: not the aftermath of heavy rain, but raw

There are warnings of a humanitarian disaster in Gaza caused by the floodwater submerging the streets: not the aftermath of heavy rain, but raw

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Bolivia: Tupiza after the floods

It rained for weeks here in January this year, then for three days the rains intensified melting the surrounding snow caps and swelling the San Juan

It rained for weeks here in January this year, then for three days the rains intensified melting the surrounding snow caps and swelling the San Juan

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Red Cross, EU launch 'Silent Disasters' campaign

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched a campaign to draw more attention to what it calls ‘Silent

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched a campaign to draw more attention to what it calls ‘Silent

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Sri Lanka: Curry for breakfast and no bloody war

Spicy prawn curry, dahl and paratha washed down with a cup of sweet milky tea certainly gets the day off to a flying start. As the Sri Lankan sun

Spicy prawn curry, dahl and paratha washed down with a cup of sweet milky tea certainly gets the day off to a flying start. As the Sri Lankan sun

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Sri Lanka: A9 to reconciliation

The Northern Sri Lankan city of Kilinochchi acted as the de-facto capital for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for more than a decade. In

The Northern Sri Lankan city of Kilinochchi acted as the de-facto capital for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for more than a decade. In

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Survivors sought after Philippines quake

Rescuers continued to search for survivors on Tuesday after people were buried alive by earthquake-triggered landslides on a central Philippine

Rescuers continued to search for survivors on Tuesday after people were buried alive by earthquake-triggered landslides on a central Philippine

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Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia's capital under pressure

Mongolia is the most sparsely populated independent country on the planet, vast unspoiled steppes stretch as far as the eye can see. But, the

Mongolia is the most sparsely populated independent country on the planet, vast unspoiled steppes stretch as far as the eye can see. But, the

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Haiti: coping with catastrophe

The reality of Haiti two years on after the cameras have gone. Hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps with no education, no work and little

The reality of Haiti two years on after the cameras have gone. Hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps with no education, no work and little

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Nightmare goes on for Haiti quake survivors

For those who survived the dreadful events of January 12, the nightmare continues. Around one million people, including 380,000 children, still

For those who survived the dreadful events of January 12, the nightmare continues. Around one million people, including 380,000 children, still

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ECHO from Haiti

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards