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Syrian refugees in Jordan: “I need time...”

26/07/2016
Noor from Handicap International's team explains to Imtithal how to use the crutch she has been given to help her walk. © Elisa Fourt/Handicap International
“We were in the middle of our living room when I heard explosions in the distance. I didn’t really know what was going to happen, but I thought that...
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Making Niger’s poorest more resilient

13/07/2016
Maman lives with his wife Foureira and their three children in Niger's Maradi region. He has participated in a programme for the recovery and...
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Myanmar/Burma: Ensuring access to health care for conflict victims in Rakhine State

06/07/2016
I grew up believing that everyone was entitled to basic health care services. It was only when I arrived in the Rakhine state’s township of Myebon...
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Bangladesh: Braving Tropical Storm Roanu

22/06/2016
Since losing her home to river erosion two years ago, Mohima Begum has been living in a poorly constructed house on a government-owned plot of land...
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#SupportRefugees: Interview with EU Commissioner Christos Stylianides

20/06/2016
Why did the European Commission decide to launch the #SupportRefugees campaign?It is part of the Commission’s job to inform the public about what...

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Ethiopia: When food assistance arrives on time
22/07/2016
More than thirty years ago, Ethiopia was struck by a severe famine caused by extreme drought, which killed an estimated 1 million people and...

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19/07/2016
2016 has been the third year of consecutive drought in Haiti, worsened by the influence of the El Niño weather phenomenon. According to the Haitian...

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A mother feeds her child therapeutic milk to help her recover from undernutrition.   In all of Chad, some 177 000 undernourished children are expected to be treated in 2016, according to the latest country-wide nutrition survey.  © European Union/ECHO
A mother feeds her child therapeutic milk to help her recover from undernutrition. In all of Chad, some 177 000 undernourished children are expected to be treated in 2016, according to the latest country-wide nutrition survey. © European Union/ECHO
15/07/2016
Over 183 000 children under five have died in Chad in the past five years and more than 40% of these deaths were linked to undernutrition....

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14/07/2016
The Lake Chad basin is currently the scenario of one of the most serious and rapidly unfolding humanitarian crisis, affecting four countries. Attacks...

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29/06/2016
Violence in the Central African Republic has killed and injured thousands of people while displacing hundreds of thousands. As a bordering country,...

/echo/file/aid-zone-being-mother-and-refugee-jordan-s-zaatari-camp-syrian-refugees_enAid Zone: Being a mother and refugee at Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees

Aid Zone: Being a mother and refugee at Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees
20/07/2016
Zaatari is Jordan’s largest refugee camp. It opened in 2012 to host Syrians fleeing the war. Euronews’ Aid Zone has visited Zaatari camp, where risks...

/echo/file/colours-life-detecting-malnutrition-niger_enThe colours of life: Detecting malnutrition in Niger

The colours of life: Detecting malnutrition in Niger
13/07/2016
The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA) is one of the European Commission’s main humanitarian partners in the fight against under-...

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#EmergencyLessons: My favourite school activity
11/07/2016
School means life for many thousands of children in West Africa. M'mah and Adamah live in Forecariah, Guinea – a country which has been seriously...

/echo/file/i-hope-become-nurse-education-children-emergencies-nigeria_en"I hope to become a nurse": Education for children in emergencies in Nigeria

"I hope to become a nurse": Education for children in emergencies in Nigeria
04/07/2016
"I was about to start secondary school…when Boko Haram came. Our teachers told us to run back home. We had no more school that day. I had no more...

/echo/file/school-helps-me-forget-what-happened-hamisus-story-nigeria_en“School helps me forget what happened”: Hamisu's story from Nigeria

“School helps me forget what happened”: Hamisu's story from Nigeria
30/06/2016
Hamisu's village in north-east Nigeria was attacked by Boko Haram fighters, forcing his family to hide and abandon their home. "When I heard the...