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06 Jul 2015 description
report Guardian

Sam Jones reports from a temporary shelter in Chapagaun, and from the Sindupalchok district, where earthquakes destroyed 95% of homes

Somewhere among the immense spew of mud brick and broken timber that Bachulaxmi Shrestha now surveys is the home she shared with her family, the fruit and veg shop that was her livelihood, and the treasured keepsakes she had picked up over her 60 years.

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01 Jul 2015 description
report Guardian

How many people still drink dirty water, or go to the toilet in the open? We’ve used new data in these interactive maps to track global progress towards the millenium development goals on access to clean water and sanitation. Hover or click on countries for more detailed information

23 Jun 2015 description
report Guardian

Ian Traynor in Brussels

Tuesday 23 June 2015 12.23 EDT

EU leaders have decided to create a new system of quarantining migrants in southern Italy and Greece to enable the forcible and swift registration, fingerprinting, expulsion, and, if necessary, detention for up to 18 months of those deemed to be illegal immigrants crossing the Mediterranean from Libya.

22 Jun 2015 description
report Guardian

Despite a government crackdown on people-smuggling, police corruption means the migrant convoys continue on the perilous journey across the Sahara

In the desert town of Agadez in central Niger, almost anyone can point out the smugglers’ compounds where African migrants lie low before heading for Europe. Almost anyone, except the police.

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19 Jun 2015 description
report Guardian

North Korea faces further food shortages as production in the country’s main growing region is expected to be cut in half, the United Nations food agency said.

UN representatives visited the country’s breadbasket in North Hwanghae and South Hwanghae provinces on 10 June and found that potato, wheat and barley harvests were at risk of being cut by up to 50% in drought-hit areas.

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