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WHO, west African presidents to launch intensified Ebola outbreak response plan

The Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Response Plan in West Africa identifies the need for several hundred more personnel to be deployed in affected countries to supplement overstretched treatment facilities.


Israel, Gaza militants start 72-hour ceasefire

The ceasefire was a joint US-UN initiative,and came after the UN Security Council expressed "grave disappointment" that repeated calls for a truce had not been heeded.


Limited information puts Gaza population at increased risk

Of 25 local radio stations in the Gaza strip, only two are still operating. Without electricity and as battery power runs out, Internews is investigating means of providing information beyond traditional broadcasting.


New report provides insight into IDP returns to inform durable solutions

The report provides lessons learned from the review of two years of assistance to voluntary IDP returns and recommendations for solutions-oriented programming in Somalia.

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