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Four million in need of humanitarian assistance in South Sudan

A dispatch from aid worker Rosie Crowther at Christian Aid who warns of a growing emergency largely ignored by the British media.…

  • Tue Jul 8 11:32:00 2014
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Letter from Bangui - held hostage to violence

Ruby Diamonde asks, what can be done to stem the inter-communal bloodshed that is traumatizing an entire generation?…

  • Sun Jun 1 10:25:00 2014
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Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.…

  • Wed Apr 16 04:36:00 2014
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Country Profile: Central African Republic

The UN says it is at risk of descending into complete chaos…

  • Sun Dec 1 06:04:00 2013
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Menstrual sanitation is not just a ‘lady issue’

Taboos around periods are crippling the economic and social effectiveness of foreign aid, argues Caroline Marohasy.…

  • Thu Jul 25 11:56:00 2013
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The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.…

  • Wed Mar 13 09:19:00 2013
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Remembering the humanitarians

Ashley Jackson explains how the agendas of Western governments have turned relief work into a lethal occupation…

  • Fri Aug 17 06:56:00 2012
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When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.…

  • Tue May 1 05:47:00 2012
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Should donor nations give aid to countries with poor human rights records?

Human rights lawyer Errol Mendes and aid campaigner Jonathan Glennie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.…

  • Sun Apr 1 13:03:00 2012
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The flip side to Bill Gates' charity billions

Microsoft's former CEO has made massive donations to global health programmes but an investigation by Andrew Bowman reveals some unpleasant side-effects.…

  • Sun Apr 1 05:23:00 2012
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