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Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Colombia: A Sabotaged Pipeline Contaminates Vital Water Source

In Nariño Department, on the southwestern tip of Colombia, one of the most unknown and stubborn effects of a long-lasting conflict has jeopardized the health of the population. Since 2009 the Caunapí, Rosario and Mira rivers have been contaminated due to armed actions against the oil infrastructure and the Trans-Andean Pipeline. This has had a […]

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The uncertain future of Iraq’s displaced

In August 2014, thousands of people fled the fighting in the Sinjar region and the Ninewah Governorate to Iraqi Kurdistan with stories of the displaced trapped in mountains. A year later, the situation remains almost unchanged. The majority of Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) left the temporary shelters to live in camps with haphazard standards, while […]

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Cash-for-Work Project in Nepal

In response to the earthquake on April 25th that devastated Nepal, Action Against Hunger (ACF) has launched a cash-for-work project in the village of Kabilash, located in the Nuwakot district of Nepal. This project will provide beneficiaries with short-term employment to complete community work, such as clearing debris, in order to earn a small income to […]

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Yemen: Insecurity spirals after ceasefire breached

20 July 2015 – It took less than two hours to break the humanitarian ceasefire announced by the United Nations in Yemen. It was a second attempt to break the fighting in order to spend six days delivering aid to those who desperately need it before the end of Ramadan on 17 July. While the city […]

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Displacement and Evictions

In the past two decades, more than a million people have been forced to flee the fierce fighting and chronic drought that has plagued Somalia. In our special Somalia series, Somalis displaced in their country share daily challenges they face in the camps they now call home. The crisis threatened the livelihoods of about 9.5 million […]

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20 kilometres on Foot Every Day

In the past two decades, more than a million people have been forced to flee the fierce fighting and chronic drought in Somalia. In our special Somalia series, Somalis displaced in their country share the daily challenges they face in the camps they now call home. Having first been forced to leave her home in 2011 […]