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23 May 2018 description
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Experts fear the largest displacement crisis in Latin America is about to get even worse

Magnus Boding Hansen, Freelance journalist based in Latin America, and regular IRIN contributor

Tomás Ayuso, Award-winning photojournalist and regular IRIN contributor

23 May 2018 description
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President Bashar al-Assad is winning Syria’s seven-year war on the battlefield, but his American, European, and Arab opponents are ramping up the pressure on the economic front. Their plan to block aid and investment that could help the regime’s plans for reconstruction will frustrate al-Assad’s regime and his allies, but analysts say it’s also likely to prevent many civilians from rebuilding their lives.

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22 May 2018 description
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KINSHASA, 21 May 2018 | The Democratic Republic of Congo has begun to administer an experimental vaccine to halt the spread of the Ebola virus in Mbandaka, a major transport hub that is home to more than one million people and connected by river to several other large cities.

The illness, a particularly deadly form of haemorrhagic fever, killed more than 11,000 people in an epidemic that swept through West Africa in 2014-16.

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16 May 2018 description
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Despite calls to reform and “localise” the response to humanitarian crises, two thirds of the money went to just 13 major groups

The numbers are in: 2017 was another costly year for humanitarian aid donors, but despite huge needs in Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, and elsewhere, funding levels have stagnated.

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12 May 2018 description
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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have expelled British freelance journalist Philip Kleinfeld.

Kleinfeld was detained on 7 May in the Rutshuru region of North-Kivu Province while reporting on inter-communal violence and its effects on the civilian population. He was working for IRIN, an independent news organisation that reports from the front lines of humanitarian crises.

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