‘All children’ in Syria’s Aleppo suffering trauma: UNICEF

'All children' in Syria's Aleppo suffering trauma: UNICEF

  All children in Syria’s battered Aleppo are suffering from trauma after enduring some of the worst violence in their country’s war, the UN children’s agency said on Sunday. “All children in Aleppo are suffering. All are traumatised,” Radoslaw Rzehak, UNICEF’s field office head in Aleppo, told AFP inside the More...

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Why Lebanese women are protesting a decades-old rape law
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Why Lebanese women are protesting a decades-old rape law

A dozen Lebanese women dressed in bloodstained wedding dresses gathered outside of government buildings in Beirut on Tuesday to protest a rape law that they say is archaic and unjust. The late 1940s law dictates More...

Iraq gets $350 mn World Bank for building projects
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Iraq gets $350 mn World Bank for building projects

Iraq and the World Bank have signed a $350 million loan agreement on Sunday to fund reconstruction projects for regions retaken from ISIL in the north and west of the country. According to Turkey’s semi-official More...

WHO delivers urgent health supplies to Aden
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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WHO delivers urgent health supplies to Aden

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had delivered life-saving medical supplies to the southern city of Aden in Yemen, where most health facilities are “non-functional” due to fighting More...

The blockade’s damaging impact on Gaza’s businesses and labourers
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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The blockade’s damaging impact on Gaza’s businesses and labourers

In the first floor of a tall, beige building in the Jabalia neighbourhood in northern Gaza, Mujahed Mahmoud al-Sosi sits behind a small desk full of piled papers and notepads. A map of the Middle East decorates More...

Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87

More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees’ resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian More...

By IntDevCommunities On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Iraq: ICRC launches 36 million Swiss Francs appeal to significantly increase aid

Baghdad/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said an enormous effort is needed to cope with a dramatic increase in the number of people forced to flee their homes in Iraq. The More...

Yemen: Escalating Conflict Flash Update 24 | 4 May 2015
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Yemen: Escalating Conflict Flash Update 24 | 4 May 2015

Daily Key messages Conflict, insecurity and shortage of fuel continue to hinder the delivery of urgently needed assistance to displaced families and other vulnerable, conflict-affected communities. Overview Humanitarian More...

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq
By IntDevCommunities On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

Siblings take shelter in a school in Duhok Governorate, Iraq, after fleeing recent fighting. Photo credit: UNHCR/S. Baldwin UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the More...

Woman Alone – the Fight for Survival by Syrian Refugee Women
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Woman Alone – the Fight for Survival by Syrian Refugee Women

145,000 Syrian refugee women fight for survival as they head families alone One quarter of Syrian refugee women caught in a spiral of poverty, isolation and fear. More than 145,000 Syrian refugee families in Egypt, More...


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