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29/07/2021
On 24 July, a large fire broke out on the Italian island of Sardinia. With strong winds, high temperatures and dry vegetation, the blaze spread rapidly.

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22/07/2021
After a decade of war in Syria, neighbouring Turkey still hosts over 3.6 million Syrian refugees, more than any other country. Even though refugees in Turkey can generally access a wide range of public services, for some communities it is more...

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12/07/2021
Berhan and Azmera fled violence in Tigray to seek refuge in Sudan. “We had a decent livelihood back home,” they say. “We had freedom and lived a good life.”

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05/07/2021
Learning through play can bring smiles to children living in the world’s toughest places. Supported by the EU with humanitarian funds, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has adopted innovative ways to teach children about COVID-19, cholera...

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25/06/2021
The conflict in eastern Ukraine is now in its 8th year. Although it is not making the headlines around the world anymore, the daily lives of civilians in the area are still heavily impacted by the ongoing hostilities.

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18/06/2021
Since 2012, Mali has been torn by conflict that is part of a wider regional crisis affecting the Central Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger). Indiscriminate attacks by armed groups against civilians, as well as attacks on state institutions,...
16/06/2021
Since 2012, Mali has been torn by conflict that is part of a wider regional crisis affecting the Central Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger). Indiscriminate attacks by armed groups against civilians, as well as attacks on state institutions,...

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14/06/2021
In Somalia, for more than 3 million children, getting a good education is out of reach. Poverty, distance to the school, and the lack of security and teachers prevent parents from sending their children to school.

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02/06/2021
For the last 50 years, Colombia’s civilian population suffered the humanitarian consequences of an internal armed conflict that internally displaced 8 million people.

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17/05/2021
Rayan, a 19-year-old high school student in Turkey, first discovered her passion for cooking when a strict lockdown was introduced to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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