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Government of Nepal requests international assistance for earthquake

The government is asking for search and rescue capacity; medical teams, supplies and tenting for hospitals, and dead-body bags; equipment for rubble removal; and helicopters.

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Does community-driven aid need a makeover?

Community-Driven Development instinctively makes sense, but an IRIN briefing explores why, at least in some post-conflict countries, it doesn’t deliver as promised.


Measles vaccination campaign targets over 2.6 million Syrian children

A 10-day measles immunization campaign is underway in Syria. Aimed at children between six months and five years of age, vaccination will be provided in 1,209 health centres,


1,757 children released from Cobra Faction in South Sudan since January

More than 280 children (282 boys and 1 girl) have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in South Sudan.

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