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Hunt on for Nepal quake survivors
27 April 2015 (IRIN ), Rescue teams continue to dig through the rubble of buildings destroyed by Saturday's earthquake, trying to reach people trapped beneath the debris. The scale of the disaster is becoming ever clearer with hospitals overwhelmed and basic necessities running short.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101407/Hunt-on-for-Nepal-quake-survivors
Does community-driven aid need a makeover?
27 April 2015 (IRIN ), Community-Driven Development (CDD) instinctively makes sense – give people the power to determine and control their own development projects and you get better results, right? Wrong. This briefing explores why, at least in some post-conflict countries, CDD doesn’t deliver as promised.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101404/Does-community-driven-aid-need-a-makeover
Nepal earthquake response - updates
27 April 2015 (IRIN ), The true scale of the disaster inflicted on Nepal after a powerful earthquake struck on Saturday is only now emerging. The number of killed and injured continues to rise and many remote communities have yet to be reached. As the humanitarian response takes shape, what is needed and what are the challenges likely to be?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101405/Nepal-earthquake-response-updates
Yemenis need trade more than Saudi aid
23 April 2015 (IRIN ), If the Saudi Arabian-led coalition wants to prove its commitment to the people of Yemen, it must allow freer access for trade vessels. Trade, not aid, is the real humanitarian priority right now.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101391/Yemenis-need-trade-more-than-Saudi-aid
Yemen limbo: Less bombing doesn't mean more aid
22 April 2015 (IRIN ), Bombs may not be falling on Sana’a, but aid isn’t exactly pouring in either. After almost a month of airstrikes, millions of Yemeni civilians are anxiously watching and waiting, wondering what this new stage in the conflict means for them.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101388/Yemen-limbo-Less-bombing-doesn-t-mean-more-aid
IRIN’s Top Picks: White elephants, corruption and IEDs
17 April 2015 (IRIN ), This week's Top Picks features MSF's executive director on the dangers of mixing military and humanitarian missions, how homemade bombs affect aid work in Afghanistan, wasted Ebola funds in West Africa, the links between corruption and conflict in South Sudan, and much more.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101374/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-White-elephants-corruption-and-IEDs
Why are humanitarians so WEIRD?
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), In his latest column, recovering aid worker Paul Currion argues that humanitarian organisations are fundamentally WEIRD - Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic. Unless that changes, he says, they will always struggle to understand the communities in which they work.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101314/Why-are-humanitarians-so-WEIRD
Drones and crisis mapping - digital aid in Vanuatu
14 April 2015 (IRIN ), The cyclone-hit Pacific islands of Vanuatu are the latest proving ground for new information technology and the digital humanitarian volunteers that are now an integral part of disaster response.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101362/Drones-and-crisis-mapping-digital-aid-in-Vanuatu
Repatriation threat alarms Somali refugees in Kenya
13 April 2015 (IRIN ), A threat from Kenya’s deputy president to send back hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees in the wake of the Garissa university shooting has prompted alarm in the camps and rebuke from advocacy groups and even some MPs.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101354/Repatriation-threat-alarms-Somali-refugees-in-Kenya
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
The new buzzword in aid – and why agencies are slow to act
9 April 2015 (IRIN ), 'Urban' is a new buzzword in humanitarian circles, but aid agencies, accustomed to working in more remote war zones or in the aftermath of natural disasters, have been slow to turn it into action
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101343/The-new-buzzword-in-aid-and-why-agencies-are-slow-to-act
What future for the humanitarian capital of the world?
7 April 2015 (IRIN ), Geneva has firmly taken its place as one of the most expensive cities in the world, following a sharp rise in the value of the Swiss franc in January. Should cost-conscious aid agencies be headquartered there?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101332/What-future-for-the-humanitarian-capital-of-the-world
IRIN’s Top Picks: Aleppo, militarised aid and an end to poverty
3 April 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly pick of journalism and research about the humanitarian world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101318/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Aleppo-militarised-aid-and-an-end-to-poverty
Syria pledging conference: Three key trends
1 April 2015 (IRIN ), On Tuesday, International donors pledged a record US$3.8billion towards humanitarian relief for the Syrian crisis, now into its fifth year. Here are three key trends from the conference.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101308/Syria-pledging-conference-Three-key-trends
Yemenis rush to buy food and fuel as conflict escalates
1 April 2015 (IRIN ), Yemenis tried to stock up as the conflict continued to escalate on Wednesday, with Saudi-led airstrikes on most major cities and firefights across the country.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101311/Yemenis-rush-to-buy-food-and-fuel-as-conflict-escalates
Donors asked to dig deep for Syria
31 March 2015 (IRIN ), High-level officials from 78 countries and more than 40 international organisations are gathering in Kuwait City to take part in the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria on Tuesday, amid major concerns of funding shortages.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101298/Donors-asked-to-dig-deep-for-Syria
Top picks: Blackboards, zakat and currency dives
27 March 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly assortment of journalism and research about the humanitarian world that piqued our interest. This week how aid destroyed a culture, channeling Islamic duty into the humanitarian system and has 'development' run its course?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101286/Top-picks-Blackboards-zakat-and-currency-dives
Killing us softly
27 March 2015 (IRIN ), Of the 100 million Chinese who watched a documentary - later censored - about air pollution in their country, 172,000 are likely to die each year from air pollution-related diseases.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101285/Killing-us-softly
Millions of aid dollars lost in currency swings
26 March 2015 (IRIN ), Currency fluctuations this year could cost relief agencies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost income, threatening aid to millions of people around the world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101279/Millions-of-aid-dollars-lost-in-currency-swings
10,000 flat-pack IKEA shelters for Iraqi displaced
24 March 2015 (IRIN ), The UN refugee agency has placed an order for 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters designed by a social enterprise arm of furniture giant IKEA, with first delivery planned to displacement camps across Iraq within months.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101270/10-000-flat-pack-IKEA-shelters-for-Iraqi-displaced

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