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As many as 330,000 displaced by heavy fighting in south-west Syria – UN agency

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Intense air and ground-based strikes at multiple locations in Syria’s south-western Dara’a governorate has resulted in the “largest displacement” in the area since the conflict began more than seven years ago, the United Nations refugee agency has reported. 395 more words

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Aid teams respond to escalating southwest Syria conflict: 750,000 civilians are at risk

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Vital humanitarian relief continues to reach Dera’a in south-west Syria, where 750,000 people are at risk and at least 45,000 people have been displaced amid a government-led offensive to regain opposition-held areas, UN aid teams said on Tuesday. 412 more words

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Undernutrition affects a child’s #education in 2 ways: Lauren Landis‏ @LaurenLandis1

Lauren Landis‏ @LaurenLandis1 2h2 hours ago

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Undernutrition affects a child’s #education in 2 ways: Children who don’t have good #nutrition in the first 1000 days have poorer brain development. 21 more words

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This Is How Blockchain Can Give ‘Invisible’ People An ID | CNBC


Over one billion people worldwide don’t have any form of identification, making it difficult to access many of the social institutions the developed world takes for granted. 33 more words

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I was browsing Getty Images, like always, when I came across a series of photos from the fire at a humanitarian aid facility the other day. 117 more words

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The upcoming rainy season in #Yemen will increase the risk of a new #cholera outbreak.

Lauren Landis‏ @LaurenLandis1 6m6 minutes ago

The upcoming rainy season in #Yemen will increase the risk of a new #cholera outbreak. Good #nutrition is essential for strong immune systems if the young and the weak are going to fight infection. @WFP

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