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15 Dec 2014 description
report Guardian

International Medical Corps’ Jon Cunliffe talks about the challenges of keeping his staff safe in a ‘forgotten country’ and leaving his family at home

11 Dec 2014 description
report Guardian

Gender-based violence is rampant, yet rather than equip NGOs to provide support, the law has all but crippled women’s rights organisations

One day in early October, Hanna Lalango, 16, did not return from school to her home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, at the usual time. Her father Lalongo Hayesso was worried about his youngest daughter.

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09 Dec 2014 description
report Guardian

On the tiny coral islands of Kiribati sandbags hold back the rising sea and drought means no fresh water. For the Pacific Islanders living at the sharp edge of climate change any result in Lima will be too little, too late

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09 Dec 2014 description
report Guardian

Aid groups have learned from the tragedy of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. Communities are now more prepared for when the water levels rise

Boxing Day will mark 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami struck, killing about 250,000 people and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes and livelihoods. It was a disaster on an unprecedented scale and one the world was not prepared for. Had early warning systems been in place, many lives could have been saved.

09 Dec 2014 description
report Guardian

The United Nations is working with crowdsourcing platform, MicroMappers, to assess how much destruction has been caused by the latest typhoon to hit the Philippines

Caroline Bannock

At least 27 people have been killed and a million people evacuated after Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) made landfall in the Philippines on Saturday night. Though Hagupit appears to be weakening as it approaches the Philippines capital, Manila, it’s thought to have destroyed around 80% of all the homes along some coastal areas.