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12 Feb 2016 description
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By Désiré Nimubona

BUJUMBURA, 12 February 2016 (IRIN) - The crisis that erupted in Burundi in April 2015 following Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a controversial third term as president has claimed more than 400 lives and caused more than 230,000 people to flee the country, according to the UN. But it isn’t just citizens who have suffered - the economy is in a bad way too.

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11 Feb 2016 description
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LONDON, 11 February 2016 (IRIN) - Shortly before IRIN’s regular contributor in Yemen, Almigdad Mojalli, was killed in an airstrike, he took a trip to Jordan and had a disturbing realisation.

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11 Feb 2016 description
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By Mohamed Amin Jibril and Mohamed Omar Mulla

HARGEISA/GAROWE, 11 February 2016 (IRIN) - Two consecutive seasons of drought across northern Somalia are driving tens of thousands of pastoralists into hunger and debt.

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11 Feb 2016 description
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By Heba Aly and Imogen Wall

GENEVA/LONDON, 11 February 2016 (IRIN) - As pressure mounts to come up with concrete proposals for the future of humanitarian aid, horse-trading and negotiations have begun in earnest behind the scenes in the lead-up to the first ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), to be held in Istanbul in May.

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11 Feb 2016 description
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By Heba Aly

GENEVA, 11 February 2016 (IRIN) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released this week his vision for how the world can better serve those in need: a cohesive and coordinated aid architecture that more efficiently links emergency relief with development and invests more – both politically and financially – in preventing crises before they happen.

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