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UNICEF

UNICEF seeks $3.1 billion to reach more children in emergencies

UNICEF is launching its largest-ever appeal to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide – a $1 billion jump in funding needs since last year’s appeal.

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More than 730,000 people face acute food insecurity, despite improvements

IDPs constitute 76 percent of the total number of people in Crisis and Emergency (IPC Phases 3 and 4), with the remainder divided equally between rural and urban populations (12% each).

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AFP

UN warns Ebola epidemic 'not yet contained'

The Ebola epidemic is decreasing but is still present in a third of the areas of the three worst affected west African nations, UN Ebola coordinator David Nabarro warned on Thursday.

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HRW

HRW highlights rise of IS and Boko Haram as significant failures of governance

“Human rights violations played a major role in spawning or aggravating many of today’s crises,” HRW chief said. “Protecting human rights and ensuring democratic accountability are key to resolving them.”

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