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HAITI / ISAAC EVACUATION

With tropical storm Isaac heading towards Haiti the government today (24 August) is attempting to evacuate as many as possible of the 300,000 people still living in tent camps since the 2010 earthquake. MINUSTAH

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HAITI / HOUSE RECONSTRUCTION

Working under the threat of another hurricane season, Haitians, aided by the UN Development Programme, rush to complete repairs to houses damaged in the 2010 earthquake. MINUSTAH

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UN / BRAHIMI

Lakhdar Brahimi, the new Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on the Syrian crisis, said today  (24  August)  he is "honoured, flattered, humbled and scared" to tackle the job ahead of him.  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Brahimi could count on the full support of the world community. [...]

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IFAD / WATER CONFERENCE ADVANCER

At World Water Week inStockholm next week, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will promote ways to produce more food despite increasing water scarcity. IFAD

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GENEVA / SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) today (24 August) voiced alarm about the health situation of more than 100,000 refugees spread out across two states in South Sudan.    CH UNTV

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