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Syria aid diplomacy, G7 misses, and the ICC at 20: The Cheat Sheet

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A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues.See the Story
Refugees · Ukraine

[Opinion] With focus on refugees, no end in sight for Ukraine's internally displaced

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More than 4.8 million people have been recorded as refugees since the invasion began on 24 February. But this is dwarfed by the more than 7.1 million estimated to be internally displaced within Ukraine. Many of those displaced early on sought shelter in western Ukraine, where fighting has been less intense. But four months on, people who have struggled to find jobs are running out of resources and say they're not receiving adequate humanitarian support.See the Story

Afghan earthquake survivors ask: How will I rebuild my home?

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Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake in more than two decades killed more than 1,000 people and injured nearly 3,000. Thousands of homes have been destroyed, and the UN says tens of thousands more were damaged and risk collapse. While the Taliban government has promised 100,000 afghanis ($1,000) to the family of each victim, there has been no talk of government aid for rebuilding.See the Story
Opinion · Burkina Faso

[Opinion] In post-coup Burkina Faso, jihadist attacks grow fiercer despite junta pledge

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Burkina Faso ousted its democratically elected president in late January. Violence has only increased over the past five months, draining public confidence in the junta. Aid groups are feeling the consequences of the worsening violence too. Relief efforts are, meanwhile, being blunted by a lack of funds.See the Story
Philippines · Philippines

Inside the defector programmes battling to keep peace in the Philippines

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Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) was created in 2019. It consists of five Muslim-majority provinces in the southern Philippines. Efforts to decommission some 40,000 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants, along with their weapons and camps, have fallen short of the original goals.See the Story
Idlib · Idlib

Is Russia about to block a key aid route into northwest Syria?

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The UN Security Council is set to begin debating the renewal of a key mechanism for delivering aid to Syria on Monday. Since 2014, the UN has only been able to bring assistance from Turkey into rebel-held northwest Syria. Russia has warned that it wants to get rid of the resolution, which would effectively strip UN agencies of access to the one border crossing it can use.See the Story
Refugees

Call for next head of UN refugee agency to have lived experience as a refugee

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UN high commissioner for refugees is elected by the UN general assembly for a term of five years. Filippo Grandi, the current UNHCR head, will serve in this position until 2023. The first UN high Commissioner for refugees, in 1951, was Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart.See the Story
Taliban · Amhara

Taliban quake response, Amhara massacre, and South Asia’s monsoon-hit millions: The Cheat Sheet

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A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues.See the Story

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