Monthly Archives: December 2018

IRAQ HINTS AT BIGGER ROLE IN SYRIA AFTER US WITHDRAWAL

BAGHDAD– Iraq’s prime minister said that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hin…

Chaos, Anger, Confusion Mar DR Congo’s Long Awaited National Poll

JOHANNESBURG Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo counted millions of votes Monday, the day after an election marred by massive irregularities…

TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

TUNIS, The Tunisian coastguard on Sunday rescued 45 migrants near the Kerkennah Islands off the country’s eastern coast, the National Guard said.…

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people ag…

Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia, 1 – 31 December 2018

Deyr rainy season performs poorly, risk of drought in parts of Puntland and Somaliland; early Action needed to prevent a deterioration of the situation.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia, 1 – 31 December 2018

Deyr rainy season performs poorly, risk of drought in parts of Puntland and Somaliland; early Action needed to prevent a deterioration of the situation.

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WHO WARNSS DR CONGO UNREST THREATENING GAINS IN EBOLA FIGHT

GENEVA, The World Health Organization warned that growing unrest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was disrupting efforts to rein in an Ebola outbr…

OCHA’s 2018 in review

Despite enormous challenges, OCHA and other humanitarian organizations continued to press for access in war-torn Syria, reaching an average of more tha…

MOROCCO ARRESTS SWISS CITIZEN OVER SUSPECTED LINKS TO MURDER OF TWO FOREIGN TOURISTS

RABAT, Morocco, Moroccan security services, arrested a Swiss citizen, over suspected links to the previously arrested people, following the murder of t…

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France’s arm…