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Australian immigration policy piles pressure on Indonesia
24 June 2014 (IRIN ), The system for registering, protecting, and finding durable solutions for asylum seekers in Indonesia risks becoming overburdened - potentially sparking unrest - as migrant arrivals continue and Australia’s maritime immigration policy deters boat journeys, officials and activists say.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100255/Australian-immigration-policy-piles-pressure-on-Indonesia
Alarm over post-Haiyan evacuation centre shortage
23 June 2014 (IRIN ), A shortage of viable evacuation centres in areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan (locally named Yolanda) has humanitarians and officials in the Philippines concerned that survivors will not have alternative accommodation in case of another one. The typhoon season usually lasts from June to November.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100247/Alarm-over-post-Haiyan-evacuation-centre-shortage
Sri Lanka’s anti-Muslim riots signal deeper malaise
23 June 2014 (IRIN ), Sri Lanka’s government should take action to prosecute acts of communal violence and promote peace, say observers, following the worst clashes in five years that left at least two dead and over 80 injured.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100248/Sri-Lanka-s-anti-Muslim-riots-signal-deeper-malaise
Rethinking Nepal’s uterine prolapse treatment
20 June 2014 (IRIN ), The Nepal government’s commitment to treat uterine prolapse, a debilitating life-long gynaecological condition, sparked an uptick in hysterectomies, but a new, less drastic low-cost intervention could spell hope for the thousands of Nepali women in need of treatment.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100238/Rethinking-Nepal-s-uterine-prolapse-treatment
Bangladesh-Myanmar border tensions pinch desperate Rohingya
19 June 2014 (IRIN ), Tensions are rising as the deteriorating humanitarian situation and limited access to livelihoods for Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar’s largely Buddhist Rakhine State lead to accusations that some are smuggling drugs across the border into neighbouring Bangladesh.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100232/Bangladesh-Myanmar-border-tensions-pinch-desperate-Rohingya
Raising awareness of child sex abuse in Cambodia
16 June 2014 (IRIN ), A low level of knowledge about sexual abuse is leaving Cambodia’s children vulnerable to harm, and a new report shows that despite sex education initiatives in recent years, a poor understanding by parents and children of what sexual abuse is, persists.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100220/Raising-awareness-of-child-sex-abuse-in-Cambodia
Pakistan’s traumatized war children play soldiers and Taliban
16 June 2014 (IRIN ), More than 60,000 people have fled North Waziristan Agency to safer parts of Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan as Pakistan’s military launches an offensive in the region. Most of the people fleeing are children, and mental health experts are concerned that they will not have access to proper trauma care.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100226/Pakistan-s-traumatized-war-children-play-soldiers-and-Taliban
Dengue down but not out in Sri Lanka
11 June 2014 (IRIN ), Better detection and care has led to a dramatic fall in the number of deaths from dengue fever in Sri Lanka over the past five years, but health experts warn there has been no corresponding decline in infection rates, highlighting the need for more effective prevention.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100194/Dengue-down-but-not-out-in-Sri-Lanka
Vietnam's counterfeit condom crisis
9 June 2014 (IRIN ), A new report warning that nearly half of the commercially-available condoms in Vietnam are of poor quality has health officials worried the country’s tenuous gains in safer sex habits could be at risk.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100190/Vietnam-s-counterfeit-condom-crisis
Civilians begin to flee new offensive against Pakistan militants
6 June 2014 (IRIN ), The ancient Pakistani town of Bannu, lying just outside the North Waziristan Agency– a stronghold for insurgents operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan – is a now a centre for displaced families escaping a looming government offensive in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100175/Civilians-begin-to-flee-new-offensive-against-Pakistan-militants

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