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  1. Cambodian bird flu deaths prompt awareness drive
  2. Rohingya in Thailand - safe for now
  3. Acid attack perpetrator sentenced under new Cambodian law
  4. Needs assessment fatigue in Bangladesh - less is more
  5. Why civil registration matters in Asia


Cambodian bird flu deaths prompt awareness drive
PHNOM PENH، 28/1/2013 (IRIN) - Health authorities in Cambodia will bolster public awareness campaigns on H5N1 avian influenza after four people became infected in January, resulting in two fatalities. full report
Rohingya in Thailand - safe for now
KHAO LAK، 29/1/2013 (IRIN) - The future of more than 1,500 recent Rohingya boat arrivals in Thailand is unclear, despite a government reprieve allowing them to stay for another six months. full report
Acid attack perpetrator sentenced under new Cambodian law
PHNOM PENH، 30/1/2013 (IRIN) - Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012. "I am lucky that my body can still work, my eyes can still see," the 32-year-old told IRIN. full report
Needs assessment fatigue in Bangladesh - less is more
DHAKA، 31/1/2013 (IRIN) - Donors and the Bangladeshi authorities have welcomed the recent implementation of the joint needs assessment (JNA) approach to better serve disaster-affected communities - and reduce the harassment of survivors by multiple aid agency assessors. full report
Why civil registration matters in Asia
BANGKOK، 1/2/2013 (IRIN) - Stronger civil registration systems are needed in Asia, home to 60 percent of the world’s population, to ensure the legal and human rights of all, and facilitate health planning, experts say. full report