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Guatemala: helping rural indigenous communities tackle malnutrition

02/12/2020
“We sow our plants every year, but when the time of flowering comes, droughts dry them up and kill them,” says 59-year-old farmer Mariano. Every...
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A lifeline for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Turkey

25/11/2020
“In the beginning, I struggled to provide for my children. Thanks to the cash assistance, we live in better and safer conditions now. I can pay our...
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Mali: a mobile healthcare unit to reach people in need in Mopti region

13/11/2020
In the region of Mopti, up to a third of the population needs humanitarian assistance. That is close to a million people, according to the United...
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EU Aid Volunteers initiative: have your say!

26/10/2020
The European Commission is currently evaluating the EU Aid Volunteers initiative. The programme brings together volunteers and organisations from...
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Eastern Ukraine: “We can’t let them die of thirst”

23/10/2020
Daily incidents across the frontline are still causing damage to civilian infrastructures such as housing, electricity supply, schools, and health...

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03/12/2020
For the past 3 years, Burkina Faso has seen a quick deterioration of its security situation. Over 1 million people are displaced by violence, while...

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19/11/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has particularly affected women and children across Afghanistan. Protection and healthcare services that can provide...

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12/11/2020
After 5 years of war, some 3.6 million people have been displaced within Yemen.

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05/11/2020
In May 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Uganda temporarily reopened its borders for 3 days to provide refuge to asylum seekers fleeing fresh...

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28/10/2020
Turkey currently hosts the largest refugee population in the world – close to 4 million. The coronavirus outbreak has added new challenges to their...
03/12/2020
Lebanon hosts the highest proportion of refugees of any country in the world. This figure includes some 1.5 million displaced people from Syria –...
30/11/2020
In Chad, poor nutrition, also linked to poverty and lack of access to food, is one of the causes of severe acute malnutrition among children. One way...
23/11/2020
In Chad, poor nutrition – also linked to poverty and lack of access to food – is one of the causes of severe acute malnutrition among children. One...
18/11/2020
More than 3.7 million people require humanitarian aid in Niger, which is the last-ranking country in the Human Development Index. The number of...
17/11/2020
In the most isolated areas of Colombia, like the southern department of Nariño, access to healthcare is often limited, and medical facilities are...