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New report on Syria response consultations on the UK national action plan on women, peace and security

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An acute humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, as malnutrition reaches alarming levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), whose teams are working in Doolo zone, the worst affected area.

“The numbers of young children with severe acute malnutrition in Doolo zone are the highest ever seen in this area by our teams in the 10 years we have worked in the region,” says Saskia van der Kam, MSF nutritional advisor.

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report Irish Red Cross

The Irish Red Cross has committed €25,000 to aid in the fight against a major cholera outbreak in Yemen. The donation follows the deployment of two Irish staff members in 2016 to assist in the response to Yemen’s ongoing war and famine which has left 19 million Yemenis reliant on humanitarian aid. There are 124,000 suspected cases from the current outbreak which has already claimed the lives of 923 people.

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infographic REACH Initiative

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This multi-sector needs assessment is part of a monthly data collection exercise which aims to gather information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information collected in May 2017, referring to the situation in April 2017.

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Meleram, situé à 31 km du chef lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Klakoumana, situé sur la Route Nationale 1 dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.

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CANADA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today launched the #ASK1TOASK1 campaign, asking all Canadians to join the challenge to raise 150,000 meals for children in Haiti through the ShareTheMeal app to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary.

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This blog was written by Hélène Cardona, EISF Projects and Membership Officer.

On the 23rd and 24th of March, 76 people working on or interested in NGO security risk management met in Brussels for the EISF Forum. This included 50 EISF members representing 48 member organisations, guests, speakers and the EISF Secretariat. EISF has two forums each year for its members, and this was the biggest EISF has ever organised.

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By Sue-Lin Wong

MAO COUNTY, China, June 26 (Reuters) - Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some complaining about a lack of information and asking why they had not been moved from an area prone to land slips.

Read more on Reuters

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by Kizito Makoye

Practical and affordable, solar energy is being deployed on a growing scale to provide essential services for refugee camps in Africa and the Middle East

DAR ES SALAAM, June 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water.

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

Above-average wheat crop output forecast in 2017

Wheat import requirements increasing in 2017/18

Inflation rates increase

Above-average 2017 wheat crop to be harvested

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

Below-average precipitation limits production potential

Stable cereal import requirements in 2017/18

Rate of inflation increases supported by domestic demand

Refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic continue to put strain on local resources

Below-average precipitation limits production potential