Monthly Archives: August 2017

No food, #NotATarget, and what next in Zimbabwe: The Cheat Sheet

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The “depressing equilibrium” of aid worker attacks

We mark World

South and Central Asia: Afghanistan Independence Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I would like to congratulate the Afghan people as they celebrate their 98th anniversary of independence on August 19th.

The Afghan spirit of resilience …

Aid workers at risk on World Humanitarian Day

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, take a look at some highlights of our recent coverage related to this year’s #NotATarget theme, which aims to bring attention to the thousands of aid workers …

On World Humanitarian Day, UN chief calls for solidarity with civilians, aid workers caught in conflict

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Image of the campaign #NotATarget.

People worldwide are being asked to stand in solidarity with the millions of civilians globally who have been affected by conflict and the aid workers …

Former MP wants Philpott to intervene in department handling of drug safety law

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