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The Ukraine crisis and the key role of youth

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East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Giniseed

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Humanitarian organizations condemn continued attacks on civilian infrastructure leaving people in Ukraine without water, electricity and heating in freezing temperatures

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Tropical Storm Nalgae hits the Philippines

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ActionAid Afghanistan winter emergency appeal

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Freezing temperatures and heavy snowstorms are intensifying an already devastating humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, with more than half the population facing severe hunger and malnutrition.

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