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08/03/2013
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) meeting protection needs of vulnerable IDPs remains one of the biggest challenges during periods of conflict. Women constitute a higher proportion of IDPs and those who are displaced without men tend to be...
07/03/2013
The humanitarian situation in Syria has continued to worsen over the past weeks as violence intensifies and fighting continues throughout the country. The winter conditions and their consequences have also exacerbated the situation. Displacements...
06/03/2013
Whether major or silent, disasters have been measuredly increasing around the world for the last 30 years. With millions of lives affected, the national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies have helped victims of small and large disasters, often in...
05/03/2013
An additional €7 million of humanitarian aid have been released by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department ECHO to help those affected by typhoon Bopha. This brings the total European Commission's commitment to...
01/03/2013
Madagascar, the world’s fourth biggest island is prone to cyclones and tropical storms, particularly during the rainy season between January and April. This year saw the strongest tropical cyclone so far, Haruna hit the south-west coast of the...

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