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En Ukraine les enfants les plus vulnérables sont aussi les plus touchés

Nous arrêtons de filmer car Mariya*, arrivée récemment de la zone de conflit en Ukraine, pleure. Elle insiste pour nous parler, mais décrire ce qu’elle et sa famille ont vécu est au-dessus de ses forces. 675 more words


A mother’s nightmare in South Sudan

It was a cold and dark April evening in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bor, Jonglei State, when Alice*, a 25-year old mother of three, displaced by the conflict that broke out in South Sudan last December, began to worry – again. 773 more words


Central African Republic: they closed their hearts, open yours

I’m often asked by friends and family: “How are things in the Democratic Republic of Congo?” I have never been to the DRC.

I live in one of its little-known neighbours, the Central African Republic, also known as CAR. 693 more words


Les combattants contre Ebola en Guinée

Ce sont ces Guinéens qui se chargent de collecter les corps et de procéder aux inhumations, de soigner les malades, de s’occuper des enfants, de conduire les camions de la campagne sanitaire, d’organiser des groupes communautaires pour qu’ils échangent mutuellement les informations indispensables sur le virus Ebola, ces Guinéens qui chaque jour montrent de mille manières qu’ils sont résolus à enrayer la propagation de l’épidémie d’Ebola. 351 more words


“HaikuStix Fall Cafe” Crazy Co-ed A Cappella: A Night of Poetry and Music with The Acoustics

By Cuilin Chen

Bizarre. I found myself in a crowd of beanie-and-glasses-wearing (are they even real glasses?) hipsters in a so-called “HaikuStix Café” this Saturday night. 586 more words

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The Ebola fighters of Guinea

Guineans collect and bury the dead, treat the sick, care for the children, drive the trucks, organize community groups to teach each other about Ebola, and show their commitment to stopping Ebola, every day in a thousand ways. 250 more words


The Hoggit (Not Anything To Do With J.R.R. Tolkien... or Peter Jackson)

“For the time will soon come when Hobbits will shape the fortunes of all.”

Prophetic words spoken by Lady Galadriel. However, there is an arguably more important but more obscure, similar sounding word, which you might not have heard of… the hoggit.

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