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In Libya's desert south, a town fends for itself
27 August 2015 (IRIN ), Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries before they can get the assistance they need.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101923/In-Libya-s-desert-south-a-town-fends-for-itself
Is South Sudan’s latest peace accord the real deal?
26 August 2015 (IRIN ), After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country’s civil war. But will it stick?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101918/Is-South-Sudan-s-latest-peace-accord-the-real-deal
Eyes Wide Shut: The challenge of humanitarian biometrics
26 August 2015 (IRIN ), The use of biometrics clearly has a role to play in humanitarianism. The challenge, says IRIN columnist Paul Currion, is to protect the vulnerable, whose identities may be vital for accessing government services, while preventing powerful states and private companies who may seek to experiment or exploit.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101913/Eyes-Wide-Shut-The-challenge-of-humanitarian-biometrics
The lost childhoods behind our chocolate
25 August 2015 (IRIN ), An estimated 1.62 million children are forced to work in Cote d'Ivoire each year. The majority spend their days in cocoa fields, cultivating the beans that will eventually become chocolate.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101912/The-lost-childhoods-behind-our-chocolate
Do we still care about the F word?
24 August 2015 (IRIN ), Famine, one of the most loaded words in the humanitarian lexicon, used to have the power to provoke global campaigns. Nowadays, the general public barely bats an eyelid.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101908/Do-we-still-care-about-the-F-word
Iraq's mystery murders
24 August 2015 (IRIN ), A series of mystery killings and disappearances in Iraq’s disputed territories have left some displaced afraid to leave their homes. There is little evidence to show who is behind the crimes, but the identities of those dying follows a trend – the majority of the victims are Sunni Muslim and Arab, often already displaced by conflict.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101901/Iraq-s-mystery-murders
Rape, stigma, poverty: The lot of urban refugees in Cameroon
24 August 2015 (IRIN ), Despite efforts to help refugees who settle in urban areas, many still face stigma, poverty and sexual assault.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101907/Rape-stigma-poverty-The-lot-of-urban-refugees-in-Cameroon
Nigerians who fled Boko Haram forced home
21 August 2015 (IRIN ), As many as 15,000 people who took refuge in northern Cameroon after fleeing violence in Nigeria are now being sent back home, over fears they could have ties to Boko Haram.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101900/Nigerians-who-fled-Boko-Haram-forced-home
IRIN's Top Picks: Needs in Nepal, words about war and a myth-busting map
21 August 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, podcasts, 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/101897/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Needs-in-Nepal-words-about-war-and-a-myth-busting-map
Burundi diary - inauguration day
20 August 2015 (IRIN ), In this latest installment of his Bujumbura Diary, IRIN correspondent Desire Nimubona reflects on the insecurity in his country on the day that President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in for a controversial third term in office.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101894/Burundi-diary-inauguration-day
What peace deal? No end to Mali conflict
19 August 2015 (IRIN ), The Malian government and Northern rebel groups signed a peace deal on 20 June that was supposed to end years of conflict. Two months later, the violence continues.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101889/What-peace-deal-No-end-to-Mali-conflict
Yemeni rebels 'planting mines' as they retreat
19 August 2015 (IRIN ), In the past few weeks, the momentum in Yemen's civil war has shifted radically. The northern Houthi rebels have suddenly been put on the back foot. As they pull back, they are accused of mining civilians areas indiscriminately.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101884/Yemeni-rebels-planting-mines-as-they-retreat
Film: Gaza fire
18 August 2015 (IRIN ), Last summer's war in Israel and Gaza left more than 2,000 Palestinians dead. At the forefront of the battle to save people were the Palestinian enclave's fire service. One year on, the firefighters are battling not just flames - but politics, salary shortages and a chronic lack of equipment.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101875/Film-Gaza-fire
On World Humanitarian Day, a new idea to protect aid workers
18 August 2015 (IRIN ), The French NGO Action Against Hunger is proposing a radical new idea to protect aid workers from attack. But could it work?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101880/On-World-Humanitarian-Day-a-new-idea-to-protect-aid-workers
Amid clashes, many clinics close in eastern DRC
18 August 2015 (IRIN ), Some 30,000 people in eastern DRC's Beni territory no longer have easy access to basic healthcare after dozens of clinics shut up shop because of staff fears of being attacked by rebels.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101879/Amid-clashes-many-clinics-close-in-eastern-DRC
Progress but little punch in Libya talks
17 August 2015 (IRIN ), Almost a year into UN-led talks in Libya, progress has been excruciatingly slow - often appearing to slide backwards. But Mary Fitzgerald, who has been watching the talks closely, finds some reason for optimism.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101866/Progress-but-little-punch-in-Libya-talks
Hunger in the jungle as Myanmar blocks aid
17 August 2015 (IRIN ), Local aid groups and the United Nations are urging Myanmar to allow access to about 1,400 people who are running out of food in makeshift camps in the jungle after fleeing clashes between the military and an ethnic armed group in Kachin state.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101868/Hunger-in-the-jungle-as-Myanmar-blocks-aid
IRIN's Top Picks: Syria’s status, the migrant crisis and talking to ISIS
14 August 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, podcasts, 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/101863/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Syria-s-status-the-migrant-crisis-and-talking-to-ISIS
The road to Damascus – key Syrian artery under threat
13 August 2015 (IRIN ), The M5 road, a key trade route for government-controlled Syria, is under fresh threat from the Islamic State. The impact could be huge.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101861/The-road-to-Damascus-key-Syrian-artery-under-threat
Bearing witness to the crimes of the Islamic State
12 August 2015 (IRIN ), Brave civilians in Iraq’s second city of Mosul and other areas under the control of so-called Islamic State are defying the Islamist militants by reporting information to aid agencies. But with access still impossible, what good does it do?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101853/Bearing-witness-to-the-crimes-of-the-Islamic-State

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