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WFP delivers aid to more than one million people in NE Nigeria

More than one million people in conflict-affected areas of northeast Nigeria have received food aid or cash since the beginning of the month, the World Food Programme (WFP) reports.

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African refugees in Egypt “forgotten”

A “forgotten population” of refugees from across Africa is living in limbo in Egypt according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

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Over 6.5 million people in Malawi in need of emergency food aid

The largest ever emergency food relief operation in Malawi’s history has kicked off on Wednesday, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Aid failure by rich countries totals US$2 trillion

Developing countries could have received approximately US$2 trillion in aid over the past 14 years if their wealthier counterparts had honoured commitments on overseas development assistance.

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With global support “peace is doable” in Darfur

“Peace is doable” in the Darfur region of Sudan with support and encouragement from the rest of the world.

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Aid given to groups that violate human rights must end

Nations and organizations must stop giving aid, money, and arms to groups that systematically violate human rights.

That’s the view of Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council and Special Advisor to the UN envoy for Syria.

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Aid task force pushes to reach all besieged in Syria

The UN-led task force responsible for getting aid into besieged areas in Syria said Thursday that air-drops of supplies are planned over the city of Deir ez-Zour - currently in the hands of ISIL – before calling for access to many millions of people in hard-to-reach places in the war-torn country

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