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EMERGENCY ALERT: INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE JULY 2019

ShareTweetShareEmail EMERGENCY ALERT: INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE JULY 2019 Jul 16, 2019 Indonesia hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake with several aftershocks recorded Key Updates An earthquake of 7.2 M occurred on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Western Indonesia Time (WIB) at 62 km Northeast Labuha, North Maluku. Aftershocks were reported with magnitudes up to 5.8. So far,…

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Emergency alert: Ebola in DRC

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As health authorities respond to Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), agencies are working to stop the spread to neighbouring countries.

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Emergency alert: Venezuela

As political tensions swirl inside Venezuela, the humanitarian impact continues to be felt both in Venezuela and across the surrounding region.

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42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature

Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an announcement of the Joint Working Group of the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on 30th October. The Governments of Myanmar and…

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Yemen: Joint INGO statement on the escalation of fighting in Hodeidah

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen are appalled by the renewed increase in intensity of hostilities in and around Hodeidah city. After calls for a ceasefire by the international community only a matter of days ago this is a deeply disturbing development. All parties to the conflict must immediately stop the violence considering the catastrophic…

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35 Yemeni and international organizations call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen

As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen to demand their governments work together to end the crisis. With 14 million men, women and children on the brink of famine…

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Fleeing Venezuela: Outside the law and at serious risk

Milagros Rincon, une mère de trois enfants qui est âgée de 31 ans, a voyagé avec sa famille pendant plusieurs jours du Venezuela à la Colombie puis en Équateur. Le voyage s’est fait en autobus et à pied. Le parcours a été long, dit-elle. Comme elle, de nombreuses personnes n’ont eu d’autre choix que de…

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