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Disaster-prone Madagascar battles flooding and drought
5 March 2015 (IRIN ), Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to respond to increasingly severe flooding in the central highlands region of the country that includes the capital, Antananarivo, in addition to a prolonged drought in the south.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101196/Disaster-prone-Madagascar-battles-flooding-and-drought
No shortage of recruits for Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North
5 March 2015 (IRIN ), Young people in northern Cameroon, who lack access to school and employment, are increasingly joining the ranks of Boko Haram.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101198/No-shortage-of-recruits-for-Boko-Haram-in-Cameroon-s-Far-North
Ebola: Liberia's long road to recovery
4 March 2015 (IRIN ), Liberia has lifted nationwide curfews and reopened its land borders with key trading partners Sierra Leone and Guinea, but a full recovery from the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak will take time. Many people have lost their jobs and more than 80 percent of rural families and three-quarters of urban households now report being food insecure.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101191/Ebola-Liberia-s-long-road-to-recovery
Boko Haram violence displaces 1.2 million Nigerians
4 March 2015 (IRIN ), More than 1.2 million people have been driven from their homes in northern Nigeria, the vast majority as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, according to the latest figures released by the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101195/Boko-Haram-violence-displaces-1-2-million-Nigerians
Preventing the next Ebola - the world's worst healthcare systems
3 March 2015 (IRIN ), An interactive guide to the world's worst health systems
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101190/Preventing-the-next-Ebola-the-world-s-worst-healthcare-systems
ICC Uganda visit prompts fresh calls for state "crimes" probe
2 March 2015 (IRIN ), The International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s visit to Uganda has prompted fresh calls for the tribunal to investigate atrocities allegedly committed by government forces fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency in the north of the country.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101182/ICC-Uganda-visit-prompts-fresh-calls-for-state-crimes-probe
Why was the UN sidelined in "joint" DRC operation against rebels?
26 February 2015 (IRIN ), This week, a long-awaited military offensive began against a Rwandan rebel group based in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It had been planned as a joint operation between Congolese government forces and a unique combat unit of United Nations peacekeepers. But by the time the gunfire began on Tuesday, the partnership had broken down and the UN had been side-lined.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101164/Why-was-the-UN-sidelined-in-joint-DRC-operation-against-rebels
Boko Haram takes aim at Nigeria's elections
25 February 2015 (IRIN ), Three bomb explosions in the space of two days in northern Nigeria signal a resumption of urban terror tactics by Boko Haram, a jihadist group that wants to demonstrate it is still a force to be reckoned with despite recent military setbacks, according to analysts.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101159/Boko-Haram-takes-aim-at-Nigeria-s-elections
Three words of advice for WHO Africa's new chief
24 February 2015 (IRIN ), WHO’s new regional director for Africa faces a tough road ahead, as she attempts to restore confidence in the organization following failures to act more quickly during the Ebola outbreak.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101153/Three-words-of-advice-for-WHO-Africa-s-new-chief
No longer at ease: Tackling the trauma of Boko Haram
23 February 2015 (IRIN ), Nigerian society celebrates resilience – the ability to cope with adversity. But the growing number of people coming through the doors of the Crisis and Trauma Counselling Centre (CTCC) in the northern city of Kano suggests people sometimes need a little help to get by.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101150/No-longer-at-ease-Tackling-the-trauma-of-Boko-Haram
AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Ebola: Back to school, but is it safe?
20 February 2015 (IRIN ), Millions of students in Liberia and Sierra will soon be back in school for the first time in more than six months, but concerns over Ebola remain.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101147/AUDIO-SLIDESHOW-Ebola-Back-to-school-but-is-it-safe
The wild bunch - Nigeria's tricycle taxis
18 February 2015 (IRIN ), There are swarms of them in most Nigerian cities. Yellow, noisy and slightly dangerous, auto rickshaws provide cheap public transport - and a livelihood for tens of thousands of their drivers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101137/The-wild-bunch-Nigeria-s-tricycle-taxis
Life after combat in CAR
17 February 2015 (IRIN ), Helping thousands of fighters in the Central African Republic return to civilian life presents a dilemma for aid workers: offer too many incentives and risk rewarding violence; offer too few and potentially fail to stem it
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101134/Life-after-combat-in-CAR
A map of hunger in 2015 - where to watch
17 February 2015 (IRIN ), An interactive map of countries that are likely to face major food shortages in 2015.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101135/A-map-of-hunger-in-2015-where-to-watch
For Boko Haram victims, charity begins at home
16 February 2015 (IRIN ), More than 90 percent of the nearly one million people displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast live in communities rather than the official centres administered by the government. It’s a reflection of traditions of hospitality and self-reliance that endure in Nigerian society, but will come under increasing strain the longer the crisis lasts.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101133/For-Boko-Haram-victims-charity-begins-at-home
Unloved but unyielding: Burkina’s presidential guard could derail transition
13 February 2015 (IRIN ), The potential for widespread civil unrest in Burkina Faso could grow if the country’s Presidential Security Regiment continues to remain a powerful and largely unanswerable force.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101128/Unloved-but-unyielding-Burkina-s-presidential-guard-could-derail-transition
Why South Sudan’s children are fighting again
12 February 2015 (IRIN ), Thousands of children are fighting with government and rebel forces in South Sudan, reversing a painstaking demobilization program and fanning calls for war crimes trials as a better way to protect minors from recruitment.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101125/Why-South-Sudan-s-children-are-fighting-again
Thousands of Boko Haram refugees "stranded" in Chad
11 February 2015 (IRIN ), More than 7,000 Nigerian refugees in Chad's Lake Region remain in need of humanitarian aid, following cross-border attacks by Boko Haram.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101118/Thousands-of-Boko-Haram-refugees-stranded-in-Chad
Fleeing Boko Haram - survivors' stories
10 February 2015 (IRIN ), Around one million Nigerians have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast. Many seek refuge in the city of Maiduguri, choosing to stay with relatives rather than live in government run camps. They witnessed the harrowing brutality of Boko Haram before escaping to relative safety. IRIN has been hearing their stories.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101113/Fleeing-Boko-Haram-survivors-stories
In Nigeria's northeast, no alarm over election delay
9 February 2015 (IRIN ), In Boko Haram's northeastern stronghold, Nigerians have calmly accepted the postponement of scheduled elections. The military says it cannot spare troops to oversee a voting while it is engaged in a fresh counter insurgency mission against the jihadists. But elsewhere in Nigeria civil society groups remain suspicious that other factors may be at play in the decision to delay the poll.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101110/In-Nigeria-s-northeast-no-alarm-over-election-delay

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