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'Appalling conditions' in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities are absent in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, says a new study.
from Observer Research Foundation on Jul 16, 2019.

Somalia-Somaliland: the perils of delaying new talks

The dispute between Somalia and Somaliland has cooled after heating up in 2018, but lingering tensions could threaten regional stability.
from International Crisis Group on Jul 12, 2019.

In drought-hit Delhi, the haves get limitless water, the poor fight for every drop

Worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India's rich and poor.
from Thomson Reuters Foundation on Jul 8, 2019.

The secret journey of an effective vaccine

How a global public-private collaboration has successfully rolled back a little-known but devastating disease.
from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Jul 2, 2019.

Meet the ebola workers battling a virus in a war zone

Amy Maxmen reports from the front line of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
from Nature on Jun 27, 2019.

A tale of two councils: strengthening AU-UN cooperation

Internal challenges and inter-council tensions are driving the African Union Peace and Security Council and the UN Security Council apart.
from International Crisis Group on Jun 26, 2019.

The human costs of China's ‘Swan City’

The site of the first large dam on the Yellow River has been transformed into a winter habitat for birds, but at a huge cost to local farmers and communities, writes Ding Xiangli
from Thethirdpole on Jun 24, 2019.

Natural environment: neglected victim of armed conflict

The impact of armed conflict on the natural environment is often acknowledged, but its scale is largely underestimated.
from IFRC on Jun 21, 2019.

World loses 24bn tons of fertile land a year, warns UN chief on World Desertification Day

The world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and wiping of an annual 8 per cent reduction in national output, says UN chief António Guterres.
from UN on Jun 17, 2019.

Surviving India’s drought: ‘People have stopped expecting a decent life’

In Maharashtra – the epicentre of India's drought – farmers abandon dying crops and people struggle to find enough water to survive.
from Thethirdpole on Jun 14, 2019.
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