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List - Aid group lists Top 10 worst humanitarian crises

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NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The international humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders on Monday released its annual list of the world's 10 worst humanitarian crises.

The following is the list, as provided by the group, also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres.

1. Violence against civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

2. Violence, civilians cut off from aid in Afghanistan

3. Violence and lack of access to health care in Somalia

4. Violence, lack of aid in northern Yemen

5. Violence, disease, lack of health care in southern Sudan, Darfur

6. Inadequate funding for treatment of childhood malnutrition

7. Civilians trapped in war-torn Sri Lanka

8. Stagnated funding for treatment of AIDS/HIV

9. Violence, civilian neglect in Pakistan

10. Lack of research, treatment of neglected diseases kala azar, sleeping sickness, Chagas disease and Buruli ulcer

(Editing by Xavier Briand)

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