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ST LUCIA / SEA WATER SEWAGE

Marigot Bay is visited by thousands of tourists every year and many businesses have been set up to take advantage of this boom. Many of these have had problems maintaining their septic systems because the water table in the bay is high, which means there is an incidence of leeching of sewage from the soak-aways [...]

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UN / YEMEN

Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Yemen Jamal Benomar welcomed the Security Council's unanimous adoption of a Presidential Statement reiterating their support for President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi in his efforts to address the concerns of all parties within the framework of the National Dialogue Conference Outcomes.  UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN/ PROTECTION HUMANITARIAN WORKERS

UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution protecting humanitarian staff against increasing targeted attacks. The text considers such acts as war crimes and calls for unhindered access for aid actors. UNFEED-UNTV

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LEBANON / THREE MILLION SYRIAN REFUGEES

Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today surpass a record three million people amid reports of increasingly horrifying conditions inside the country. Iman is a single mother to a 15-year-old daughter. She also looks after her disabled sister. UNHCR

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SOUTH SUDAN / MEMORIAL

UNMISS staff paid their last respects to the three Russian crew members who died when their Mi-8 helicopter came down near the Unity State capital Bentiu on Tuesday. Captain Andrei Berdnikov aged 50, Flight Engineer Tuktasyn aged 57, and Flight Attendant Alexey Sazontov aged 33 all perished in the crash, which was described as "a [...]

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GENEVA / UKRAINE HRC

The number of people killed every day in parts of eastern Ukraine in the past few weeks has increased by almost 300 percent, according to a new report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The total number of casualties is 2,593, which is an average of 36 people per day. CH [...]

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