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Burundi + 1 other
OCHA

About 1.77 million Burundians still need urgent humanitarian aid

Humanitarian organizations assisted approximately 341,000 people through food and nutritional assistance and treatment, protection and WASH-related services in the first quarter of 2019.

UN HRC

UN human rights expert on Myanmar ‘fears for civilians’ after Government-ordered Internet ban

The shutdown of mobile data networks in nine townships could have serious implications for human rights and humanitarian monitoring in the conflict areas of Rakhine and Chin States.

Libya + 4 others
MSF

MSF increasingly concerned by health conditions of detained refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

Conditions at two detention centers in Libya are medically catastrophic and consistent with reports that at least 22 people have died since September from suspected tuberculosis and other diseases.

WHO

Overcoming suspicions among communities fearful of Ebola

Support from traditional healers who have had training in how to recognise Ebola symptoms plays an important role in containing the disease and in encouraging people to take precautions.

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