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Colombian refugees look to rebuild after Ecuador quake

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It has been three months since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Ecuador, killing more than 660 people. The disaster left more than 80,000 people homeless, including refugees fleeing violence in neighbouring Colombia. The…

16 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Largest cholera vaccination programme ever planned for Haiti

Cholera vaccination in Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

The largest vaccination programme "ever done" to fight cholera in Haiti, is due to begin soon, initially targeting 750,000…

5 Jul 2016 / Listen /

UN in Colombia to "hit the ground running", says peacekeeping chief

A view of indigenous children from the Embera people, displaced by armed conflict, in Colombia. UN File Photo/Mark Garten

The UN in Colombia has to "hit the ground running" the head of peacekeeping operations said during an official…

3 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Colombia set to accomplish more after end of 50-year conflict

Internally displaced children, victims of conflict in Colombia. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Colombia is addressing its biggest challenge ever: ending more than five decades of armed conflict. That's according to the…

30 Jun 2016 / Listen /
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