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ISRAEL: Migrant workers' toddlers suffer in makeshift Tel Aviv kindergartens
24 September 2007 (IRIN ), Hundreds of toddlers, children of undocumented migrant workers in Israel, are suffering severe physical and mental hardship in squalid informal day care centres in Tel Aviv, a government-funded body, Mesilah, said.
IRAQ-PAKISTAN: Iraqi refugees in limbo awaiting third country resettlement
24 September 2007 (IRIN ), According to the UNHCR, there are over 150 Iraqi refugees in Pakistan today most of whom arrived after the 1991 Gulf war. Scattered in urban areas throughout Pakistan, their plight is now largely ignored by the world’s media, which understandably focuses more on the over two million Iraqi refugees in Syria, Jordan and elsewhere in the Middle East.
IRAQ: Several local NGOs close down in Mosul
24 September 2007 (IRIN ), At least five local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have recently closed their offices in Mosul, 390km north of Baghdad, as a result of increased violence against aid workers and volunteers, according to sources within the NGO community.
IRAQ: IDPs in Baghdad suburb stage protest, demand protection
24 September 2007 (IRIN ), Nearly 400 internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Baghdad's southern district of Saydiyah took to the streets on 23 September, demanding government protection to enable them to return to their homes.
IRAQ: Heath services struggle to prevent cholera spreading
23 September 2007 (IRIN ), Heath organisations and local authorities launched an emergency plan on 20 September to tackle an outbreak of cholera that has killed more than 10 people countrywide.
IRAQ-BRAZIL: First group of Palestinians arrive in Brazil from desert camp
23 September 2007 (IRIN ), The first batch of Palestinians previously living in a squalid refugee camp on the Iraqi-Jordanian border arrived in Brazil on 21 and 22 September and has been receiving medical assistance, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Justice.
IRAQ: Sharp drop in number of violence-related deaths, government says
20 September 2007 (IRIN ), The number of victims of violence in Iraq has dropped by over 50 percent since February 2007, security officials said on 19 September. Since Operation Imposing Law was launched by US and Iraqi forces on 14 February, the number of those thought to be victims of Shia death squads has dropped dramatically in Baghdad, and there has also been a lull in attacks by Sunni insurgents.
YEMEN: Moves afoot to reduce number of fire-arms in cities
20 September 2007 (IRIN ), A recently published Interior Ministry report blamed the accidental firing of fire-arms for the deaths of thousands of people in Yemen over the past three years, and the authorities have now moved to reduce the number of fire-arms in the main cities in a bid to stem the deaths.
LEBANON: All to lose and much to gain in divisive presidential election
20 September 2007 (IRIN ), With parliament set to re-open on 25 September, for the first time in just under a year, to begin electing a replacement to current President Emile Lahoud, analysts and citizens alike say their hopes for an end to divisions remain laced with fears of further instability.
ISRAEL-OPT: Aid groups, UN protest Israeli sanctions move on Gaza
20 September 2007 (IRIN ), An Israeli cabinet decision on 19 September, which declared the Gaza Strip a "hostile entity" and which would allow the state to cut fuel and electricity supplies to the enclave, has been immediately condemned by aid and human rights organisations.

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