Obstacle Course to Europe: A Policy-Made Humanitarian Crisis at EU Borders, December 2015

Obstacle Course to Europe: A Policy-Made Humanitarian Crisis at EU Borders, December 2015

During 2015 MSF teams provided just under 100,000 medical consultations on three search and rescue vessels in the Mediterranean, in Greece, Italy, throughout the Balkans and we are now working in northern France. Many of these consultations were for illnesses and injuries sustained on the life threatening journeys that people were forced to take for More...

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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015

HIGHLIGHTS Over 16,000 people have been displaced due to heavy rains and localised flooding. Humanitarian partners support the most vulnerable households through the agricultural lean season. Urgent boost in funding More...

God was above us and we were directly under him in Syria
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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God was above us and we were directly under him in Syria

“In Syria, we had a big house and a farm. God was above us and we were directly under him,” Aisha says, reminiscing. Photo: © Mary Kate MacIsaac/CARE Families are being separated as those who can flee Syria More...

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 16 February to 15 May 2015 [RU/UK]
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 16 February to 15 May 2015 [RU/UK]

GENEVA (1 June 2015) – A new report issued today by the UN Human Rights Office details the serious human rights violations and abuses that persist in eastern Ukraine, including shelling, executions, arbitrary More...

News in the Humanosphere: India heat wave death toll passes 2,000
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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India heat wave death toll passes 2,000

The intense heat will persist for a few more days at least.”Andhra Pradesh has been hit the hardest, with 1,636 people dying from the heat over the past month and a half, a government statement said. A further More...

Schools reopen in earthquake-devastated Nepal
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Schools reopen in earthquake-devastated Nepal

A teacher talks to students at a school reopened in Bhaktapur, Nepal, after the earthquakes that hit the country last month. Photograph: Pratap Thapa/Xinhua Press/Corbis Hundreds of thousands of Nepalese children More...

Vanuatu: Disaster Preparedness Saved Lives
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Vanuatu: Disaster Preparedness Saved Lives

Julie Niare (23) went into labor during Cyclone Pam when all houses in her village, Imayo on Tanna Island, were destroyed. She delivered baby Pamela at the local aid centre five days later. Photo: UNDP Cyclone Pam More...

Colombia – Landslide cause emergency in Salgar (Antioquia) Flash Update No. 1 (18/05/2015)
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Colombia – Landslide cause emergency in Salgar (Antioquia) Flash Update No. 1 (18/05/2015)

At least 48 people have died due to a landslide in the municipality of Salgar (Antioquia), northern Colombia. On 18 May, heavy rains caused the overflowing of the river Liborina, triggering a landslide that damaged More...

‘Death everywhere’: War crimes and human rights abuses in Aleppo
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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‘Death everywhere’: War crimes and human rights abuses in Aleppo

Syria’s ‘circle of hell’: Barrel bombs in Aleppo bring terror and bloodshed forcing civilians underground Sheer terror and unbearable suffering has forced many civilians in Aleppo to eke out an existence 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...


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