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What is humanitarian deconfliction?

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How aid agencies try to avoid getting bombed in Yemen and Syria

By Ben Parker Senior Editor

A military word used since the 1970s to mean preventing “friendly fire” between allied armies has crept into the humanitarian lexicon. Deconfliction is now being applied to attempts to stop aid clinics, hospitals, and schools from being bombed by warring parties. How does it – or doesn’t it – work?

Read the full report on IRIN.