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Cameroon: displaced people
10/01/2018
Boko Haram has not only wreaked havoc in Nigeria; in neighbouring Cameroon, the armed group carries out regular attacks, which have resulted in thousands of deaths and have displaced approximately 215 000 Cameroonians.

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Ethiopia by IOM Little Suns
07/12/2017
In March and April 2017 alone, a seemingly endless drought forced 60 000 Ethiopians from their homes in the Somali region.

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ukraine_demining
22/11/2017
In April 2014, conflict between armed groups and government forces broke out in eastern Ukraine and continue to this day.

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Nigeria cholera outbreak
17/11/2017
Cholera is a waterborne disease which thrives in environments lacking proper sanitation and hygiene, therefore outbreaks often happen in conflict settings when access to safe water is limited.

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Mauritanie education in emergencies by José Cendon
24/10/2017
Since conflict erupted in Mali in 2012, neighboring Mauritania has also suffered its consequences: it hosts more than 50 000 Malian refugees, half of which are children.

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DRC e-vouchers by NRC
16/10/2017
DR Congo tops the list of countries with the most internally displaced people. Of the 3.8 million who are displaced, more than half a million live in the North Kivu province, where numerous armed groups continue to terrorise the population.

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Supporting drought resilience in Cuba
13/10/2017
Cuba has been fighting the worst drought in a century. Caused by the weather phenomenon of El Nino, the drought has depleted the island’s reservoirs, destroyed thousands of crops and affected more than one million people across the country.

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Warchild education
04/10/2017
An estimated 7 million children inside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are denied a chance to learn.

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Protecting Palesinians in the West Bank by Peter Biro
02/10/2017
This year marks 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. As the low-intensity conflict between Palestinians and Israelis continues, an estimated two million people—out of a total population of 4.8 million...

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Sahelian belt in Chad by WFP
02/10/2017
In the Lake Chad Basin (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) more than 7 million people need food assistance, up from 3 million last year. As malnutrition rates rise to alarming levels in all four countries, over half a million children are suffering...

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