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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

[RED DEMOCRATICA] UN's Lanzer: Peace will ensure the safety of S. Sudan aid workers

 

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UN's Lanzer: Peace will ensure the safety of S. Sudan aid workers
Violence in South Sudan has affected the ability of aid workers to deliver assistance and threatens their safety, writes Toby Lanzer, United Nations assistant secretary-general and a humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan. "The best way to honour the work of humanitarians in South Sudan is to work for peace; for an immediate end to all violence against civilians; for aid workers to be able to do their life-saving work in safety," he argues. The Guardian (London)/Poverty Matters blog (8/19)
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Ethiopia hosts more refugees than any other African country, with nearly 630,000 registered refugees at 28 sites, says the United Nations refugee agency. Two camps are being built to alleviate overcrowding. Voice of America (8/19)
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