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Violence, displacement continue, as 29 babies die of cold in northeast Syria camp

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s extremely concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Al-Hol camp in Syria’s Al-Hasakeh Governorate, where 11 infants are reported to have died due to cold, in the past two days alone.  Abdelmonem Makki spoke to WHO representative in Syria, Elizabeth Hoff, who said staff in the camp were “working round the clock”, to try and prevent further tragic loss of life, amidst desperate conditions.

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News in Brief 18 January 2019

  • Call for probe into deadly violence against Zimbabwe protests
  • Deadly attack on Nigerian town leaves tens of thousands of people without aid
  • DRC Ebola outbreak can be handled effectively, despite challenges: WHO
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News in Brief 12 April 2017 (AM)

World trade expected to rebound this year, according to WTO forecast

World trade is expected to rebound and grow during this year and next, but only if the global economy recovers as expected.

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UN envoy welcomes last major transfer of Iranian exiles from Iraqi camp

The United Nations envoy in Iraq on Sunday welcomed the last major relocation of Iranian exiles from a camp outside of the capital, Baghdad, and called for a renewed focus on resettling the residents in third countries.

UN rebuilding refugee camps in Nepal and Chad devastated by fires

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is rebuilding camps in Nepal and Chad after devastating fires left more than 10,000 refugees homeless in the two countries.