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· June, 2014

Stories about Humanitarian Response from June, 2014

The Story of Famine Refugees from Niger in Eastern Algeria

In the past few weeks, hundreds of Sub-Saharan immigrants from Mali or Niger have migrated to Algerian cities by the Eastern border. Liberté Algérie narrates the stories of those who made...

Mapping the 567 Ebola Cases in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

On June 16, 49 new Ebola cases, 12 of them deadly, were reported by the WHO. Bart Janssens, director of operations of The international NGO Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres,...

Thai Coup Leads to Exodus of More Than 180,000 Cambodian Migrant Workers

Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians are streaming over the border to escape a rumored crackdown on illegal migrants, only to be greeted by poor conditions and uncertainty.

44,000 Malagasy Children Die Every Year for Lack of Care. How Can We Stop It?

Children's healthcare is dismal in Madagascar, but some organizations are doing their best to change this terrible reality.

The Unintended Consequences of Pakistan's Operation Zarb-e-Azb

On June 15, 2014, the Pakistan Army launched Operation Zarb-e-Azb, a joint-military operation involving Pakistan against armed insurgent groups such as the Taliban (TTP), al–Qaeda, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement...

Heartbreak for Ibrahim and Djouma in the Central African Republic

Djouma and Amadou Moussa are Ibrahim's parents. Djouma and Ibahim are the two lone survivors of an incredibly violent attack by militiamen that took the lives of 5 of Ibrahim's siblings in...

University Student Posts Suicide Note In Facebook, Friends Fail To Save Him

Suicide is a long term social issue of Bangladesh and of all the people reported dead due to suicide worldwide every year, 2.06% are Bangladeshis. Mahbub Shaheen, a student of...

While He Was Burying His Grandmother in Bosnia, Floods Submerged His Home in Serbia

In this moving diary of events relating to the first few days of the floods in the Balkans, Rastko Šejić vividly describes scenes of tragedy and immense human strength.

Peacekeepers Involved in the Disappearance of 11 Rebels in the Central African Republic

Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director at Human Rights Watch, reports that African Union peacekeepers were involved in arresting at least 11 anti-balaka rebels on March 24. The detained rebels have not...

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