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Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update

In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship in India’s Assam state. 

FEATURE: Between protracted and emergency crises – a case study of the humanitarian funding conundrum in Sudan

One of the expected outcomes of the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), which will take place next week in Istanbul, Turkey, is a commitment from the international community to dedicate more resources to prevent and reduce human suffering.

Medical supplies running out in South Sudan

South Sudan is facing what’s been described by the UN as a “very serious” shortage of medical supplies.

It’s thought that many of the 1400 medical facilities in the country will have run out of medicine and other supplies by September.

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