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Ritsona refugee camp
18/05/2017
Health care is one of the key services provided by the Red Cross in camps across Greece where it operates. With support from EU Humanitarian Aid, the Red Cross provides medical services with doctors, midwives, vaccinations and referrals if special...

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A girl carries a bundle of grass back home in the late afternoon at the Protection of Civilians site (PoC), near Bentiu, South Sudan, February 12, 2017. Some 200 000 internally displaced people are living in PoCs at UN Mission compounds across the country
21/04/2017
War and a collapsing economy have left some 100 000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine has now been declared.

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One of the inhabitants in the gloomy fortress-like building is Amina, 37. In 2015, she fled her village in Syria with her husband and three daughters. With the family savings running out, a cash grant of around $100 (USD) per month now allows her to stay
19/04/2017
Iraq is facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, with 11 million people—nearly one-third of its population—in need of immediate humanitarian assistance.

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Ebola survivors tell their tales
28/03/2017
Guinea’s Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of Ebola on March 23, 2014. The virus went on to infect more than 28,000 people across West Africa.

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Children attend school in Assam, India
23/03/2017
Home to a multitude of different tribes and ethnic groups, north-eastern India has witnessed multiple insurgencies and a series of ethnic conflicts over the past several decades.

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21/03/2017
Malnutrition is responsible for around 35% of all deaths in children under the age of five worldwide.

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In a disaster simulation in Kyrgyzstan, first aid teams are dispatched to different locations across the hamlet, where serious injuries have been reported. This man, for example, is supposed to have broken his leg.
27/02/2017
With its vast mountain ranges, grasslands, steppes, deserts and large river systems, Central Asia is particularly exposed to natural disasters.

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A volunteer with Action Against Hunger visits a household in Maiduguri where a displaced family lives.   She explains to the mother the basic measures to avoid children from getting sick, and shows her how the multi-coloured band helps measure the child’s
24/02/2017
The situation in northeast Nigeria is beyond alarming. An estimated 5.1 million people are in need of food assistance in 2017.

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Cash transfers in Guatemala help families to buy nutritious food and also stimulate the local economy
21/02/2017
In Guatemala's ‘dry corridor’, recurrent drought has forced many people to leave their homes in search of work. Now, the World Food Programme with the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid Operations are helping families buy food, allowing...

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Afghan girls are now given the opportunity to attend school thanks to an education in emergencies initiative
14/02/2017
For many years, scores of Afghan children have been deprived of their right to education due to the longstanding conflict and the displacement of civilians it generates.

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