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IRIN

UNRWA seeks route out of financial crisis

Financial woes have plagued the agency, which is responsible for the medical care, education and welfare of registered Palestinian refugees, since it was formed in 1950, but this crisis is the worst to date. UNRWA is $101 million in debt and faces a $330 million shortfall in its $680 million annual budget.

ICG

Final Phase of Colombia’s Peace Talks

Amid new violence and deflating political support, it is easy to forget what has been achieved. Negotiators have made substantial headway on the conflict’s root causes and main effects.

IRIN

Les Camerounais frappés par les inondations urbaines

Les pluies tropicales de la mousson et les inondations qui s'en suivent sont de plus en plus fréquentes dans le sud-ouest du Cameroun et dans les autres pays situés sur le golfe de Guinée.

UNICEF

UNICEF teams, supplies arrive in areas affected by new Ebola cases in Liberia

UNICEF has begun distributing emergency supplies in the affected communities, including tents for those under quarantine, hygiene kits and chlorine and buckets for handwashing.

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