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Sierra Leone + 3 more

Ebola Outbreak Monthly Overview March

Key Findings Livelihoods have been affected by the crisis and opportunities are expected to decrease further. Poor households and families affected by the loss of a member are facing food insecurity...

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World + 44 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 18 - 24 June 2014

Iraq: 1.2 million people have been displaced by the ISIL June offensive and the Anbar crisis. Humanitarian access to militant-held areas remains a challenge. The security situation in Anbar, Ninevah,...

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Guinea

Curbing Guinea’s other outbreaks

DAKAR, 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - With health authorities and medical personnel battling Guinea’s first outbreak of Ebola, there have inevitably been concerns about finding the human and physical...

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World + 42 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 21 - 27 May 2014

Balkans: On 13 May, cyclone Tamara hit the Balkans. Heavy rainfall resulted in extensive flooding in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia; 1.6 million, 1.5 million, and 38,000 people have been...

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World + 36 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 13 - 20 May 2014

South Sudan: A cholera outbreak was reported in Juba, with 43 suspected cases and two deaths recorded. Displacement figures have climbed to 1,005,000 IDPs and 310,000 refugees in neighbouring...

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World + 36 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 7 - 13 May 2014

South Sudan: Peace negotiations in Addis Ababa have resulted in a ceasefire agreement between South Sudan’s president and the head of the opposition. The number of IDPs in South Sudan stands at...

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World + 43 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 22 - 29 April 2014

Syria: The security situation had deteriorated with escalating violence in the West of the country resulting in population displacement and hampering the delivery of humanitarian assistance. Large...

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World + 41 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 4 - 11 March 2014

Syria: Violence continues, with opposition infighting in the northwest and heavy clashes across large parts of the country, including Rural Damascus. While several military ceasefires have allowed...

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Guinea

$1 million disbursed to combat measles outbreak

Towards the end of 2014, humanitarian partners in Guinea started reporting an upsurge of measles cases across the country. Highly contagious and a leading cause of death amoung children, measles...

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World + 36 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 18 - 25 February 2014

Syria: Violence is ongoing across the country, with further government bombardments in the southeastern governorates of Damascus and Dara’a. To date, an estimated 2.5 million people have crossed into...

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Syria + 33 more

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 11 - 18 February 2014

Syria: Conflict continues in the country with further infighting reported between armed groups in Deir-ez-Zor, clashes between opposition and government forces in Idleb, and governmental bombardments...

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Guinea

Guinea Aid Groups Battling Measles Outbreak

Jennifer Lazuta DAKAR, SENEGAL — Mass emergency vaccination campaigns are now under way in Guinea to control a spreading outbreak of measles. The World Health Organization warns that measles is one...

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