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In Uganda, a new place to call home
28/02/2019 - Photo story
Monica doesn’t know exactly how old she is. She refers to herself as ‘older’. She came to Uganda from Yei town in South Sudan with her 10-year-old grandson Lazarau.
22/02/2019 - Photo story
After over seven years of war in Syria, more than 350 000 refugees are still living in makeshift shelter camps in northern Bekaa, a fertile but harsh valley bordering Syria.
20/02/2019 - News
The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country's cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities...
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14/11/2018 - Video
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...
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14/09/2018 - Photo story
The conflict in eastern Ukraine is in its fifth year with no end in sight. Although media attention has shifted and the conflict no longer features in the headlines, there are daily clashes with victims on both sides of the “line of contact”, with...
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07/09/2018 - Video
Communities in Malawi have come together to fight the effects of climate change and ensure they don't go hungry when hit by floods and drought. COOPI, with funding from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...
A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation
Vocational training gives Sudanese refugees in Chad a livelihood and autonomy
30/08/2018 - Photo story
Farchana refugee camp in eastern Chad measures 1.7 square kilometres, about the size of 19 football pitches.
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21/06/2018 - News
Kenya and Uganda are among Africa's major hosts of refugees, with millions urgently needing assistance.
02/05/2018 - Blog post
Once a bustling transport link to Syria, the 400 kilometre Lebanese train system was a vital thoroughfare, but since the Lebanese civil war in the 70's, the country’s train tracks serve no function.

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