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Vietnam: How cash transfers helped families rebuild their lives after Typhoon Wutip

19/05/2015
When Typhoon Wutip hit her house in Hung Trach commune, the situation was “worse than a B-52 Bomber raid”, recalled Than thi Vinh, who lived through...
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Nepal: "The only thing left standing here are crops"

13/05/2015
As we leave the main road and start driving our way up a narrow valley, a few hours to the east of Kathmandu in the district of Sindhupalchok, the...
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Sahrawi refugees: Cooking something tasty with very little

12/05/2015
Haha Ahmed Kaid Salah, a 46-year old mother of six, is a foodie. She devours TV cooking shows, including Masterchef, and scours the internet for...
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Guatemala: A family weathers the Coffee Rust crisis

04/05/2015
Idalia López and Moisés Ramírez are Guatemalan smallholder farmers whose livelihoods have been devastated by Coffee Rust.Like millions of other...
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Difficult decisions for Syrian refugees in Jordan

30/04/2015
Aziza made her journey from Damascus to Jordan with her husband and two girls, carrying her third unborn baby in her belly. The 25-year-old said the...
20/05/2015
Malnutrition rates in many regions of Sudan are beyond emergency levels and disease outbreaks are common. Access to food for the most vulnerable...

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Photo credit: UNICEF Turkey
Photo credit: UNICEF Turkey
07/05/2015
Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees from the Syria crisis – more than 1.75 million people. While official registration allows refugees to...
06/05/2015
For the past month, Saudi-led aerial bombardments in Yemen have taken a heavy toll on the civilian population, causing hundreds of deaths, large...
05/05/2015
A devastating earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015 followed by several strong aftershocks. Thousands of people are reported dead and many more...
30/04/2015
One year ago, Azraq refugee camp opened in Jordan. Located in a remote and barren spot in the desert and housing around 17 000 Syrian refugees, Azraq...
21/05/2015
Almost 4 million Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries since the start of the conflict in March 2011. Lebanon hosts around 1.2 million...
20/05/2015
Only three years ago, Achta lived with her husband and their nine children in the small rural village of Dadabaye, in northern Chad. The family had a...
18/05/2015
Approximately 80 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas in the north of the country, while the remaining 20 percent live in the Za’...
08/05/2015
Nzérékoré is by population the second largest city in Guinea after the capital Conakry. It is the largest city in the south-eastern region of Guinée...
07/05/2015
As part of its efforts to strengthen the EU's ability to respond to emergencies, the European Commission co-funded and participated in a large civil...