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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Fwd: AlertNet Expresso - Your daily shot of humanitarian news



Here are the top humanitarian news on trust.org today.


AFRICA

Sierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies in pay protest

US quarantine moves hurting Ebola response in Africa -Harvard

FEATURE-Kenyan women pay the price for slum water "mafias"

Female suicide bombers kill at least 44 in Nigeria's northeast

South Sudan warns UN that sanctions could fuel confrontation

Egypt and UN to expand food aid in fight against child labour

MIDDLE EAST

Syrian government air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa - monitoring group

Five killed in clashes between Houthis, Sunnis in Yemen capital

Lebanese mothers say discriminatory laws hurt their children

ASIA

Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

Asia pledge could improve lives of 135 million "invisible" children - charity

LATIN AMERICA

Colombia FARC free 2 soldiers, vow to release general by weekend

BLOGS ON TRUST.ORG

Play your part to end violence against women - Nicole Kidman, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

We need aid with focus on quality over speed and quantity - book - Rosie Pinnington






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Fwd: AlertNet Weekly Digest - Ebola burial workers strike, Kenya's slums at mercy of water "mafias", Pakistan polio workers killed



The top humanitarian headlines from trust.org this week include:

AFRICA

Sierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies in pay protest

US quarantine moves hurting Ebola response in Africa -Harvard

UN to miss Dec 1 Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone cases

Mali confirms eighth Ebola case, monitoring 271 people

"Dramatic improvement" in Ebola outlook in Liberia -U.S. general

"Avoid stigmatising Africa," musician says as W.Africa Ebola song launched

Guinea imam's trip to Mali exposes gaps in Ebola response

Storytelling trumps smartphones in Ebola crisis, experts say

Female suicide bombers kill at least 44 in Nigeria's northeast

South Sudan warns UN that sanctions could fuel confrontation

FEATURE-Kenyan women pay the price for slum water "mafias"

Egypt and UN to expand food aid in fight against child labour

Ivory Coast government opens talks with disgruntled soldiers

INTERVIEW-Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end

Death toll in southern Morocco floods rises to 32

Bank on poor women and phones to drive growth in Africa, experts say

Can the 'ick factor' stop Kenya turning poo to power?

Rights groups urge Mauritania to free anti-slavery protesters

MIDDLE EAST

Syrian government air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa - monitoring group

VIDEO: Syrian refugees stage hunger strike in front of Greek parliament

·        SPOTLIGHT:  Syria's civil war

Baghdad car bomb kills 8 people, fighting west of capital

Egypt opens Rafah crossing to stranded Palestinians bound for Gaza

Israel to cooperate with U.N. Gaza war inquiry

Half Yemen's children malnourished as hunger worsens strife

Five killed in clashes between Houthis, Sunnis in Yemen capital

ASIA

Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

Kashmiris urge India-Pakistan cooperation to head off disasters

Pakistan's women worst prepared in region for natural disasters - NGO

Afghan women fear rights rollback in Taliban peace talks - Oxfam

Myanmar army says deadly strike against rebels meant only as "warning"

Asia pledge could improve lives of 135 million "invisible" children - charity

LATIN AMERICA

Colombia FARC free 2 soldiers, vow to release general by weekend

Colombia rebel chief says peace talks suspension destroyed confidence

El Salvador gang violence, poverty fuel child migrant exodus to US

Extreme El Nino weather stunted growth of Peruvian children

Brazil's epic water crisis a global wake-up call

GLOBAL

Businesses key to ending slavery and its $150 billion profit

Number of women convicted for human trafficking "exceptionally high" -UN

Pope says food commodity speculation hurts fight against hunger

Aid workers in conflict zones no longer immune, now targeted

Mobile phones 'game changers' in securing children's rights - UNICEF

 

 

 

 

 






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