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Counting the lost and nameless dead of the Mediterranean

Warning: this story contains disturbing imagery London: There is an “invisible catastrophe” in the Mediterranean: families who have lost their loved one beneath the waves and do not know where they are buried – or even if they are dead. A new report says many of the thousands of refugees …

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Eritrea is suffering drought and accepting aid, despite denials

by Martin Plaut So the truth is finally in the public domain. Eritrea is, indeed, facing a drought and needs international aid. The UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien has made the announcementas part of funding for what are described as “severely underfunded aid operations in six neglected emergencies.” “An …

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Eritrea: Countries most at Zika risk due to Olympics travel

ADDIS ABABA (HAN) July 13.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News.Four countries are most at risk from a Zika outbreak as a result of travel related to the Rio Olympics and Paralympic Games, a U.S. health agency said on Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified Chad, …

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