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Over 3000 people have now died in the most serious outbreak of this deadly virus. 

With a mortality rate of nearly 50%, increasing rates of infection are […]

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5 videos on aid

On May 23, 2012 By

Many thanks to One.org for posting these.  ‘So, I have come up with five videos for those of you who are interested in aid, want to learn more, […]

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Drought and famine are not extreme events. They are not anomalies. They are merely the sharp end of a global food system that is built on inequality, imbalances and […]

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All my life ‘Africa’ has been a continent of poor states, needing aid and full of bad news.  This is changing!

Development of infrastructure in many countries is […]

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A story of shame

On October 11, 2011 By

Haiti, a country ravaged recently by an earthquake, hurricane and cholera.

You really need to read this article to understand how a country once known as the ‘Jewel […]

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Recent studies have shown that if aid agencies engage effectivelyly with the private sector, the impact on both the economy and poverty are positive.

Studies in India and […]

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The largest ever private donation has been made by IKEA to UNHCR for the agency’s expanding operation to help tens of thousands of Somali civilians at the huge […]

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An interactive map from the Guardian reveals the huge area  encompassing 10 million people who are at risk from food shortages.

Whilst drought is the trigger the map […]

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