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Photo Feature: Burundi's Endless Exodus
22 May 2015 (IRIN ), Over 110,000 Burundians have fled their country amid protests and an attempted coup d’etat. Now a cholera outbreak has made the journey all the more dangerous.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101534/Photo-Feature-Burundi-s-Endless-Exodus
Prisons ignoring the rights of Ivorian youth
21 May 2015 (IRIN ), Hundreds of children in Cote d'Ivoire are living among adult prisoners in detention centres as they await trial.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101524/Prisons-ignoring-the-rights-of-Ivorian-youth
Philippines strives to end recruitment of child soldiers
20 May 2015 (IRIN ), The Philippines government has taken steps to make good on its pledged to stop the use of child soldiers by all official and non-state armed groups. But the apparent surrender of an 11 year-old boy who has been fighting with the communist New People's Army for the past six years, shows the practice is still widespread among the country's insurgent militias.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101517/Philippines-strives-to-end-recruitment-of-child-soldiers
Insecurity fuels food shortages in northern Cameroon
19 May 2015 (IRIN ), Nearly 200,000 people in northern Cameroon don't have enough to eat due to ongoing attacks by Boko Haram.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101514/Insecurity-fuels-food-shortages-in-northern-Cameroon
Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war
18 May 2015 (IRIN ), Aid agencies in Yemen are warning of dire consequences for the country’s children if the conflict there does not stop soon. In addition to young people being killed and injured, malnutrition and diarrhea are on the rise due to limited access to food and clean water and close to two million are out of school due to the fighting.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101511/Children-bear-brunt-of-Yemen-s-war
The pain of the new normal: Guinea after Ebola
13 May 2015 (IRIN ), The Ebola outbreak has ended in many parts of Guinea, but things are not as they were before. Life carries on, but the stigma and the emotional scars linger as people try to get used to the new normal:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101484/The-pain-of-the-new-normal-Guinea-after-Ebola
Boko Haram attacks spark education crisis in Cameroon
12 May 2015 (IRIN ), Cross-border attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon have led to the closure of more than 120 schools and halted the education of tens of thousands of children displaced by the violence.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101480/Boko-Haram-attacks-spark-education-crisis-in-Cameroon
Are mothers and children missing out on Nepal aid?
7 May 2015 (IRIN ), The way aid in Nepal is prioritised has led to fears that pregnant and breastfeeding women in certain areas may not be receiving the specialised help they need. Nirmala Tamang is breastfeeding and worried about her two infants:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101462/Are-mothers-and-children-missing-out-on-Nepal-aid
Vaccination teams defeat 'Ebola effect' in Guinea
29 April 2015 (IRIN ), Trying to convince Guinean parents that a measles vaccine is good for their children is no easy task. West Africa's Ebola epidemic began here and the rumour mill has been working overtime ever since. So how did vaccination teams manage to overcome this so-called 'Ebola effect'?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101424/Vaccination-teams-defeat-Ebola-effect-in-Guinea
Cameroon soldiers defy Boko Haram in polio battle
13 April 2015 (IRIN ), How do you vaccinate women and children against polio in remote areas prey to attack from Boko Haram militants? Arm the soldiers with vaccine. This is exactly what has happened with great success in northern Cameroon.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101357/Cameroon-soldiers-defy-Boko-Haram-in-polio-battle
IRIN’s Top Picks: Aid flows, education and North Korea
10 April 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly assortment of journalism and research about the humanitarian world that piqued our interest.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101348/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Aid-flows-education-and-North-Korea
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
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
Boko Haram hits north Cameroon schools
1 December 2014 (IRIN ), Nearly 70 schools in Cameroon’s Far North Region have been forced to close, are damaged, or operate intermittently as a result of the recurrent cross-border raids by Nigerian Boko Haram insurgents, officials say.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100902/Boko-Haram-hits-north-Cameroon-schools
Northeast Nigeria: "Hundreds of thousands have fled"
28 November 2014 (IRIN ), More than 400,000 people in northeastern Nigeria, who have been forced to flee their homes due to ongoing violence by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, are in "urgent need" of assistance, humanitarian agencies say. This number is likely to increase as attacks against civilians escalate.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100890/Northeast-Nigeria-Hundreds-of-thousands-have-fled
PRESS RELEASE: IRIN humanitarian news service to spin off from the UN
20 November 2014 (IRIN ), After nearly 20 years as part of the United Nations, the humanitarian news service IRIN is spinning off to become an independent non-profit media venture, with the support of a major private donor
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100867/PRESS-RELEASE-IRIN-humanitarian-news-service-to-spin-off-from-the-UN
Ebola orphans now face stigma, stress
20 November 2014 (IRIN ), West African countries generally have a strong social network that supports children during times of hardship and need. But for many of the hundreds of children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone, who sometimes witnessed their parents’ deaths, stress and trauma is compounded by social exclusion from their communities.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100858/Ebola-orphans-now-face-stigma-stress
School lessons by radio in Sierra Leone, Liberia
14 November 2014 (IRIN ), With the nationwide closure of schools in Liberia and Sierra Leone due to the Ebola outbreak, and with no immediate prospect of them reopening, a growing number of students are receiving their lessons via radio.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100838/School-lessons-by-radio-in-Sierra-Leone-Liberia
Australia pushes on with asylum seeker deterrence
29 October 2014 (IRIN ), As Australia moves on with a plan to resettle some 1,000 refugees in Cambodia, its legislature is also debating a bill that would eliminate most references to the 1951 Refugee Convention from domestic legislation - a move critics say could bolster the government’s asylum seeker deterrence efforts.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100768/Australia-pushes-on-with-asylum-seeker-deterrence
Gains and gaps in Ugandan HIV treatment
10 October 2014 (IRIN ), Over the past three years Uganda has succeeded in more than doubling the number of eligible children receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). Paediatric HIV infections, meanwhile, have plummeted. But almost six out of every 10 children who need ART are still not receiving the treatment.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100704/Gains-and-gaps-in-Ugandan-HIV-treatment

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