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African expertise key to stopping ebola

Foreign expertise cannot protect African communities from ebola or other outbreaks of infectious disease. African health capacity and expertise is essential.
from allAfrica on Aug 16, 2018.

Aid worker deaths up 30 per cent in 2017

A total of 158 major attacks on humanitarian operations across 22 countries affected 313 aid workers globally last year, resulting in deaths, injuries or kidnappings.
from Humanitarian Outcomes on Aug 13, 2018.

Why did Bangladesh arrest Shahidul Alam?

The arrest of award-winning photographer Shahidul Alam raises issues about human rights, free expression and the role of the urban elite in social justice movements in Bangladesh.
from Aljazeera on Aug 12, 2018.

Cameroon’s anglophone war: A rifle as the only way out

The first journalist to spend time with an anglophone armed group in Cameroon explores how the conflict is changing the lives of fighters, civilians and refugees.
from IRIN on Aug 8, 2018.

Blood on the floor: the night Israeli forces stormed Freedom flotilla

"We had spent two days learning non-violent actions and had prepared ourselves in anticipation of an Israeli invasion of our boat..."
from EuroPal Forum on Aug 8, 2018.

Online shopping means cutting billions of trees

One of the least studied and underreported generators of plastic and non-plastic waste are e-commerce companies.
from Down to Earth on Aug 6, 2018.

Creating sustainable death traps

By turning a blind eye, the traffic system in Dhaka "has given birth to killers and monsters who do not value any form of life. We have hit rock bottom"..
from BRAC on Aug 2, 2018.

China could face deadly heat waves due to climate change

China’s most populous and agriculturally important region may be too hot and humid for humans by the end of this century, a study finds.
from MIT News on Aug 1, 2018.

Oxfam, SCF apologise again after UK aid report on sexual exploitation

Oxfam and Save the Children apologise again for "failing to protect vulnerable women in Haiti", after a report by British MPs on 'Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector'.
from Oxfam, SCF, BOND on Jul 31, 2018.

Almost 90% of oceans significantly impacted by humans, says study

A new investigation led by experts in marine wildlife has determined only 13 per cent of the oceans has not been significantly impacted by human activity.
from Plant Based News on Jul 30, 2018.
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