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OCHA

Latest snapshot highlights increase of violence against aid workers in South Sudan

In September, 74 access incidents were reported, compared to 58 in August, with violence against personnel and assets the most prevalent incidents. At least five humanitarians were injured in assaults.

UN News

UN Mission comes under attack, steps up security

MONUSCO has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including one on Tuesday which required the evacuation of 12 staff members.

ECHO

EU steps up assistance to flood-affected people in Nepal

An additional €500,000 will cover winter needs, the rehabilitation of shelters and schools, and supporting livelihood recovery activities for the most vulnerable.

IRIN

Corruption disrupting government aid to IDPs

A parliamentary investigation is under way following claims that corrupt officials in the Ministry of Displacement and Migration have been forcing displaced families to pay bribes to receive government cash support.

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