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Shelling of UN school in Gaza serious "violation of international law"

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The shelling of a UN school that doubles as a shelter for thousands of displaced persons represents a serious violation of international law. That's according to the Commissioner General of the UN relief…

31 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Relief efforts in Gaza stretched and delayed by fighting: Amos

Valerie Amos. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The relief effort in Gaza is stretched and ongoing fighting and insecurity is hampering the ability of the UN…

31 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Safe, unhindered humanitarian access needed in Iraq: UN envoy

Children who fled the escalating violence in the southern part of Iraq share a small house with relatives in Turaq.UN Photo/Bikem Ekberzade

Safe and unhindered humanitarian access is urgently needed in Iraq to deliver aid to and restore basic services for…

31 Jul 2014 / Listen /

"Dignified shelters" for Syrian refugees in Iraq

The IKEA Foundation is funding the development of durable and easy-to-assemble shelters for refugees. (video capture)

Syrian refugees at a camp in northern Iraq are enjoying what have been described as "dignified shelters." The white,…

31 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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