New report highlights realities and challenges Syrian medical NGOs face

Syrian medical NGOs need to improve their skill levels, learn how to deal with international counter-terrorism measures, and plan strategically rather than simply respond to crises.


UN relief coordinator condemns attack against medical workers and patients in Kunduz, Afghanistan

The UN relief coordinator called on all parties to refrain from conducting aerial bombardments in densely-populated places, stating that hospitals and medical personnel are protected under international humanitarian law.


About 70 dead, hundreds missing in Guatemala landslide

The devastating landslide, triggered by heavy rains, occurred 15 kilometers east of Guatemala City. The impact of the rain was exacerbated by a nearby river.

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200,000 Syrian refugee children to get free schooling in Lebanon

This year, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UN agencies and various donors will cover all tuition fees for Lebanese and refugee children, the cost of schoolbooks and the cost of basic stationary.

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