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Dan

The struggle for survival by Syrian refugees and Iraqi IDPs

30/10/2014
Amid a bustling crowd, 12 year-old Akram sat quietly on top of some bags cradling and stroking a white cat. Around him, hundreds of Syrian refugees were gathering their belongings, preparing to board buses at the Ibrahim Khalil border checkpoint....
Dan

First case of Ebola in Mali: bracing for an expansion of the outbreak

29/10/2014
Fanta, the two-year-old daughter of a Guinean father and a Malian mother died of Ebola on 24 October. 5 000 deaths into the epidemic, her passing away would most probably have gone unreported if it weren’t for the fact that she died in Mali. Fanta...
Dan

Fear and uncertainty on the streets of Yemen

28/10/2014
After months of not seeing each other, my Yemeni friend Selma, a teacher, came over for tea. She had never appeared too affected by the country's situation, never too emotional or interested in local politics before. But that day, Selma appeared...
Dan

The survival struggle of a South-Sudanese single mother

24/10/2014
The remoteness of Cuaca’s new home makes it a hard place to raise her three children. There are no roads, markets, hospitals or schools. Two of the four wells in the village are broken, while the population that depends on this water has doubled....
Dan

Slovenian basketball star helps children in Chad: Part II

23/10/2014
On Friday we woke up into a windy morning, and left for the field early. Our mission was to obtain as much video and photographic material as possible, in order to show the world the difficult conditions the children are facing here.The desert wind...

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