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Most Palestinians in Gaza have "no hope for the future"

Palestinian children weep at the funeral for their loved ones in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Photo: UNICEF/El Baba (file)

Most of the 1.8 million residents of Gaza have no hope for the future according to the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF. Children have been left deeply affected by the violence of a 50-day…

27 Feb 2015 / Listen /

News in brief 26 February 2015 (PM)

Women and children on their way to a wedding ceremony in Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMA/Aurora V. Alambra (file)

  Afghanistan avalanche survivors receive assistance People displaced by recent disasters in Afghanistan are receiving the support of the…

26 Feb 2015 / Listen /

Global community "must not fail in Gaza", say 30 aid agencies

The pace of reconstruction in Gaza remains slow. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Palestinians have suffered inordinately and the global community has failed Gaza, according to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.…

26 Feb 2015 / Listen /

Syria refugee crisis overwhelms international response capacity

Members of a Syrian refugee family in their rented home in the southern Lebanese town of Abbasieh. Photo: UNHCR/B.Hansford

The Syria refugee crisis has overwhelmed the capacity of the international community to respond, according to the head of…

26 Feb 2015 / Listen /
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