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GLOBAL: Forced to flee
23 October 2008 (IRIN ), Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are forced to flee their homes to escape war or natural disasters. Displaced within their own country and having lost loved ones, livelihoods and belongings, they face terrible hardships.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/81072/GLOBAL-Forced-to-flee
AFRICA: Red Cross broadens its range of assistance
22 October 2008 (IRIN ), African governments are failing to make proper use of local Red Cross and Red Crescent societies, despite their capacity to provide much-needed broad humanitarian support, including funding and local volunteers, the agencies concluded at a conference this week.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/81063/AFRICA-Red-Cross-broadens-its-range-of-assistance
GLOBAL: Climate change's threat to water needs more study
21 October 2008 (IRIN ), Models to predict the impact of climate change on potable water and the management of wastewater are needed to deal with the expected increase in water-related illnesses as result of global warming, says a new policy brief by the United Nations University (UNU).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/81034/GLOBAL-Climate-change-s-threat-to-water-needs-more-study
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Is the pen mightier than the virus?
16 October 2008 (IRIN ), Isn't it time that journalists started taking HIV/AIDS beyond the newsroom and into the bedroom? In many newsrooms the highly politicised topic of HIV/AIDS remains just that - political. Journalists aren't immune to HIV/AIDS; they just don't talk about it.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80955/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Is-the-pen-mightier-than-the-virus
AFRICA: ‘Sexually-transmitted grades’ kill quality education
10 October 2008 (IRIN ), Sexual exploitation in African schools has become so widespread that children have come up with their own terms to refer to sexual relations with their teachers. From ‘Sexually Transmitted Grades’ to ‘BF’, or bordel fatigue, which refers to exhaustion from multiple sexual activities with teachers, this slang hints at the prevalence of exploitation in Africa’s learning environments.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80851/AFRICA-Sexually-transmitted-grades-kill-quality-education
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Skipping class, skipping treatment
30 September 2008 (IRIN ), Adjusting to college or university life can be rough – moving into residence, living with roommates, balancing academic demands with those of a social life. Now try taking your antiretroviral (ARV) medication without the whole world knowing you're positive, and things get even more complicated. Disclosing to fellow students and lecturers can help, but is by no means a cure-all.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80673/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Skipping-class-skipping-treatment
GLOBAL: "Hot topic" - special journal issue on climate and migration reviewed
29 September 2008 (IRIN ), The October issue of the Forced Migration Review (FMR), a journal published three times a year by Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre, is a 38-article buffet on climate change and displacement, a “hot topic” according to Jean-Francois Durieux, a lecturer at the centre.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80646/GLOBAL-Hot-topic-special-journal-issue-on-climate-and-migration-reviewed
AFRICA: Call to ban cluster bombs
29 September 2008 (IRIN ), Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu called cluster munitions "an abomination whose manufacture and use should not be tolerated by any government", amid calls for African countries to do more to ensure the weapons are banned.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80655/AFRICA-Call-to-ban-cluster-bombs
GLOBAL: Leadership determines AIDS performance
25 September 2008 (IRIN ), As South Africa prepared to swear in a new president on 25 September after the dramatic ousting of Thabo Mbeki four days before, attempts by commentators to summarise the former president's mixed legacy have not failed to mention his controversial stance on AIDS.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80597/GLOBAL-Leadership-determines-AIDS-performance
SOUTHERN AFRICA: "Sunny and dry" is an unwelcome forecast
25 September 2008 (IRIN ), At least six countries in Southern Africa could receive poor rainfall during the critical planting season starting next month, says an early forecast for the 2008/09 agricultural season.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/80599/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Sunny-and-dry-is-an-unwelcome-forecast

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