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UN / UKRAINE 2

Speaking in his national capacity on the Russian convoys, British ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that the UK was deeply concerned about "this provocative and unilateral action," adding that "it has nothing to do with humanitarianism, that human effort is coordinated by the UN and if the Russian Federation wanted to participate in it they [...]

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GAZA / SHELTERS

Several days into a fragile ceasefire, nearly 400,000 people are without homes – taking shelter in schools or staying with host families acrossGaza, exposing the magnitude and the urgency of scaling up the humanitarian response following weeks of conflict. UNICEF

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UN / UKRAINE 1

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin confirmed that the first trucks from the Russian humanitarian convoy had reached the city of Lugansk. Churkin told reporters that after it had became clear that Ukrainians were "procrastinating,"  a decision was taken and "the convoy departed." Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Pavlichenko said  Russia’s actions constituted "a blatant violation of the sovereignty of [...]

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GUINEA / EBOLA SURVIVOR

Saa Sabas, an Ebola survivor, decided to volunteer for the Guinean Red Cross in order to raise awareness on prevention and treatment of the disease among the communities. WHO

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ST LUCIA / RECYCLING

The Island of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean is home to a vibrant and distinct culture and heritage as well as to a rich ecosystem, biodiversity and dazzling landscapes. Nevertheless, this small island state faces many challenges, including climate change, degradation of natural resources, and waste management. Recycle It, funded in 2001 by Josephat Small, [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN / PAYAM NUER DISPLACED

Nearly 3500 Neur people have sought shelter in Dinka territory in Amokpiny Payam inLakesState. The people who have fled their homes inPanyijarCountyinUnityStatehave sought shelter in what they believe to be a safe place even though it is Dinka Territory. UNMISS

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GENEVA / SYRIA DEATH TOLL

A report by the UN Human Right’s Office said that the death toll in Syria’s three-year conflict has more than doubled in a year, rising to nearly 200,000. UNTV CH

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