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UN / WATER WEEK

  Despite tremendous progress in the last two decades in bringing access to improved drinking water sources to billions of people, finishing the task is not going to be easy, according to UNICEF at the start of World Water Week. UNTV / FILE

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JORDAN / SYRIA REFUGEES

The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday that arrivals from  Syria to the Za’atri camp in the north ofJordanhas doubled in the past week.   A UN Children's Fund video team, in the camp earlier this month, showed that conditions were difficult even then, for some 7,000 refugees, mostly women and children.  UNICEF

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HAITI / TEMPORARY SHELTERS

Tropical storm Isaac highlights the plight of   390.000  people still housed in  575 tent camps remaining since a 2010 earthquake – with families being moved from temporary shelters to temporary shelters. MINUSTAH

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