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Schoolbags, shoes and stationery

Islamic Relief’s latest project in eastern Sri Lanka has enabled more than 1,300 children to remain in school, as disaster-affected families struggle to make ends meet. Last year, families in Ampara...

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Sri Lanka Annual Report 2014 (MAALK002)

Overview IFRC has continued supporting institutional reforms initiated by SLRCS to reposition the organization and empower its branches. The Re-Engineering, initiated by the National Society, has...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 11 - 17 March 2015

Snapshot 11–17 March 2015 Vanuatu: 24 people are confirmed dead so far after Tropical Cyclone Pam hit on 13 March. Shefa, Tafea, Malampa, and Penama are among the worst affected provinces. Access...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 4 - 10 March 2015

Iraq: 26,000 people have fled fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi security forces in Tikrit for Samarra. Food, shelter, health and WASH needs are priorities. More than 100 families have arrived...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 18 - 24 February 2015

Snapshot 18-24 February 2015 Myanmar: 90,000 people are now reported to have been displaced by continuing violence between government troops and multiple armed groups in Kokang, Shan state. Aid...

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GIEWS Country Brief: Sri Lanka 17-February-2015

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT 2015 main season “Maha” rice crop forecast to recover from last year’s drought-reduced level Considerably higher rice imports estimates for 2014 Rice prices remain at...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 11 - 17 February 2015

Snapshot 11–17 February 2015 Myanmar: Fighting between the Myanmar army and the MNDAA, an insurgent group in the Kokang area of Shan state, displaced tens of thousands of people. Some fled into...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 4 - 10 February 2015

Snapshot 4–10 February 2015 Guinea: An increase in Ebola case numbers has been reported for the second consecutive week. Resistance to the response remains high in Forecariah, worst affected by the...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 21 - 27 January 2015

Snapshot 21-27 January Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 14 - 20 January 2015

Snapshot 14–20 January Cameroon: 50,000 people are estimated displaced due to the recent increase in Boko Haram (BH) attacks in the northern regions. In the past week, an attack on a military base in...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 7 - 13 January 2015

Nigeria: Violence has escalated significantly in the northeast. Boko Haram killed more than 2,100 people in the first 11 days of the year. Most were killed in an attack on the town of Baga and...

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