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Gas flares from a fossil fuel facility located in the Niger Delta
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ActionAid launches citizens’ campaign for a ban on fossil fuel advertising in Europe

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IMF imposed austerity slashes three million frontline workers from world’s most fragile health systems

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Leaked Pandora Papers expose urgent need to stamp out tax avoidance by wealthy and political elite

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In July, severe flooding killed six and displaced thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.
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Rohingya volunteers are first to respond when emergencies hit Cox's Bazar

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Two-week-old Sedra was born in the aftermath of last month’s devastating 11-day bombardment of Gaza.
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Born into fire: Violence brings mental health struggles for new mothers in Gaza

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Mona Desir is a nurse and a member of a network of women leaders in Haiti.
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Meet the women on the frontlines of the Covid-19 crisis and rising gender-based violence in Haiti

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Aid workers must be allowed to reach Afghanistan’s most vulnerable

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The world must not look away as the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens

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Families in urgent need of food, water and shelter as thousands flee to Afghanistan’s cities

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