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UNICEF / PHILIPPINES

UNICEF Director of Emergency Programs Louis Georges Arsenault comments on the storm in the Philippines which left almost two million people struggling to cope with dangerous flooding. UNICEF

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HAITI / CLINTON

On his third visit to Haiti since being named UN special envoy, Bill Clinton addresses an investor conference in Port-au-Prince aimed at encouraging investment to build up the industries in the garment, agriculture and energy sectors. MINUSTAH

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THAILAND / MIGRANT ACCESS TO SERVICES

Thai law provides for equal treatment for all workers including migrants and registered migrants so they can access services like health care and education. UNDP

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INDONESIA / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

Thousands of young Indonesian women seek work abroad as domestic help. Some use work agencies to facilitate their training, travel and placement, but many end up being abused by their employers. UNDP

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TURKEY / TRASH

The third special report on Turkey as the World Bank/IMF meetings are underway in Istanbul, explores Turkey’s new approach to waste management. At a former dump outside Ankara, managers look on other people’s trash as a potential source of money. WORLD BANK

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ISTANBUL / ZOELLICK

The World Bank kicks off its annual meetings in Istanbul Turkey with the institution’s president saying the recession may be easing, but poor countries still have tremendous needs. Robert Zoellick warned against complacency as the world economy recovers slowly. WORLD BANK

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SOMALIA / FIGHTING

Recent fighting in Somalia between rival factions has brought new violence to the southern port city of Kismayo and forced untold numbers of people to flee. A total of 145 people have been killed and 285 injured in heavy clashes in Kismayo, Beled Weyne and Mogadishu in September alone. UNHCR

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