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Asylum seekers forced to rough it in Austria
29 July 2015 (IRIN ), Austria lies at the end of the increasingly popular Balkan migration route and is now receiving thousands of asylum seekers from neighbouring Hungary. A reception centre near Vienna has run out of beds and even tents and residents are now forced to sleep outside in the open until the government comes up with a solution.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101800/Asylum-seekers-forced-to-rough-it-in-Austria
Morocco: The forgotten frontline of the migrant crisis
29 July 2015 (IRIN ), Morocco has become a choke point for sub-Saharan African migrants aiming to reach Europe, pinched by the Moroccan and Spanish governments working together to halt the flow across the Mediterranean. In this multimedia special, IRIN talks to the migrants determined to cross, playing cat-and-mouse with the authorities, and explores Morocco's role as outsourced "Gendarme" for Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101798/Morocco-The-forgotten-frontline-of-the-migrant-crisis
Women and aid: beyond box-ticking
28 July 2015 (IRIN ), Aid agencies have no problem agreeing that gender-sensitive programming is a good idea, but few have come up with concrete methods for evaluating the impact it has on those it is supposed to be helping - until now.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101794/Women-and-aid-beyond-box-ticking
Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy
27 July 2015 (IRIN ), Since the start of the year, nearly 7,500 child migrants have arrived in Italy without a parent or guardian. Many don't admit to being under 18 for fear the authorities will place them in a centre for unaccompanied migrant children, dashing their hopes of reaching northern Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101790/Why-child-migrants-are-playing-grown-up-in-Italy
IRIN's Top picks: Effective altruism, humanitarian complicity and Boko Haram
24 July 2015 (IRIN ), Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. This week - Palestine, Cameroon and Bulgaria.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101782/IRIN-s-Top-picks-Effective-altruism-humanitarian-complicity-and-Boko-Haram
Counting the uncountable
24 July 2015 (IRIN ), How do you design effective policies and programmes to help vulnerable populations when you don’t know how many people you’re dealing with?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101783/Counting-the-uncountable
Playing the EU asylum lottery
21 July 2015 (IRIN ), Asylum seekers arriving in Europe have not truly made it until their applications are approved, giving them the right to remain as refugees or under some other form of international protection. But asylum approval rates across the European Union vary dramatically.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101771/Playing-the-EU-asylum-lottery
Scars deepen for Ukraine's children
20 July 2015 (IRIN ), Children near the frontlines in Ukraine are increasingly showing the psychological and social effects of the lengthening conflict. A UNICEF program is trying to provide therapy through art, games and group discussion. But as the war goes on, the scars are only likely to deepen:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101766/Scars-deepen-for-Ukraine-s-children
Five ways aid agencies can better communicate with those they help
20 July 2015 (IRIN ), In recent years, aid agencies have made many strides in opening up channels of communication with those they are trying to help. But while affected communities’ views have become an integral part of emergency response, aid workers say their outreach must evolve to keep up with changing trends in both the technology and humanitarian aid sectors.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101767/Five-ways-aid-agencies-can-better-communicate-with-those-they-help
US failing kids fleeing Central America
17 July 2015 (IRIN ), Mechanisms put in place to stop an unprecedented influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America to the southern US border – which peaked last summer – are failing scores of children fleeing violence in their native countries:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101762/US-failing-kids-fleeing-Central-America
IRIN’s Top Picks: Beyond aid, transparency and development finance
17 July 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101760/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Beyond-aid-transparency-and-development-finance
Crisis Brief: Unexpected aid in eastern Ukraine
16 July 2015 (IRIN ), Cut off from government-controlled territory, civilians in rebel-held eastern Ukraine have limited access to goods, basic services and cash. A new IRIN/HPG Crisis Brief finds that much of the aid reaching people is coming from unusual sources.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101755/Crisis-Brief-Unexpected-aid-in-eastern-Ukraine
Do #summits solve problems?
16 July 2015 (IRIN ), What did the UN's Financing for Development (FFD3) summit in Addis Ababa really achieve? Were there any new real commitments and breakthroughs or was it simply a talking shop?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101757/Do-summits-solve-problems
Why peace won’t be enough in Colombia
15 July 2015 (IRIN ), This week’s commitment by government and guerrilla forces to de-escalate Colombia’s conflict has renewed hopes of a peace agreement that would finally end the world’s longest-running war. But peace alone will not solve the country’s massive humanitarian crisis, which has only worsened in recent months amid an upsurge in fighting.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101751/Why-peace-won-t-be-enough-in-Colombia
Irregular migration threatens asylum in Europe
14 July 2015 (IRIN ), In a new column, Christopher Horwood, who has worked in humanitarian and development aid for over three decades and is the founding coordinator of the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) in Nairobi, Kenya, urges EU leaders to rethink their contradictory approach to irregular migration.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101747/Irregular-migration-threatens-asylum-in-Europe
World Bank: we are not in competition
13 July 2015 (IRIN ), In an interview with IRIN ahead of the third UN Financing for Development (FFD3) summit, Bertrand Badré, managing director and CFO of the World Bank Group, outlines why he believes the humanitarian and development sectors are “intimately connected” and why they should be working more closely together.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101742/World-Bank-we-are-not-in-competition
Fewer aid worker attacks. That’s good, right?
13 July 2015 (IRIN ), Attacks on aid workers declined last year but were still the second highest on record, new data shows. Are aid organisations getting smarter or more risk averse?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101737/Fewer-aid-worker-attacks-That-s-good-right
Memento Mori
13 July 2015 (IRIN ), It is easy to laugh at aid workers, but every year, hundreds are killed, kidnapped or injured doing their jobs. We need to do more to honour them.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101738/Memento-Mori
Aid: it's complicated
13 July 2015 (IRIN ), The humanitarian and development communities have long been the “frenemies” of international aid. But with a growing strain on resources, is it time to break down the walls between them and forge a stronger, more willing partnership?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101739/Aid-it-s-complicated
IRIN’s Top Picks: Gulf donors, aid worker attacks and dodgy statistics
10 July 2015 (IRIN ), This week, Top Picks delves into the rise of Gulf, donors, unpicks some dodgy statistics and examines varying levels of risk faced by different types of aid workers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101730/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Gulf-donors-aid-worker-attacks-and-dodgy-statistics

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