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IDS

Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts

A new briefing calls for the development of an agreed set of meaningful indicators for identifying needs and capacities of people with different types of disabilities to ensure they are included in responses.

UNAMI

UN envoy calls for passing of legislation that better protects women and girls in Iraq

SRSG committed to the United Nations’ continued advocacy to obtain abducted women release and to support the Government of Iraq’s in its efforts to bring them back home.

Guardian

South Sudan: the impact of war and the importance of peace

South Sudan will need a genuine national reconciliation process to bring together the different communities that have been set against each other by the conflict.

CDAC

Learning from communicating with communities initiatives in response to Typhoon Haiyan

The report examines initiatives aimed at improving communication with disaster affected communities, and the coordination of these initiatives during the response in the Philippines.

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