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AP: U.N. official warns Yemen could face brink of famine again (Lederer, 1/16). AP: Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists (1/17). Devex: Humanitarianism is a ‘fallen angel,’ says MSF president (Root, 1/17). Devex: Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC? (Jerving, 1/17). Devex: Q&A: Nigeria is finally…

45M People Facing Severe Food Shortages In Southern Africa, WFP Warns

The Guardian: U.N. sounds alarm over unprecedented levels of hunger in southern Africa “Southern Africa is in the throes of a climate emergency, with hunger levels in the region on a previously unseen scale, the U.N. has warned. Years of drought, widespread flooding, and economic disarray have left 45 million…

Borgen Magazine Examines U.S. House Resolution Recognizing Success Of Food For Peace Act

Borgen Magazine: Recognizing the Continued Success of the Food for Peace Act “…The United States provides many countries with food assistance through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Doing so aids the promotion of U.S. interests and the quality of life for people in developing nations. H.Res. 742:…

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The BMJ: WHO retracts opioid guidelines after accepting that industry had an influence (Dyer, 1/10). Borgen Magazine: Empowering Women in Kenya with Reusable Pads (Kiessling, 1/11). Borgen Magazine: Why World Hunger is Still a Problem? (Wanyonyi, 1/10). Devex: As OPIC shuts its doors, former leaders reflect (Saldinger, 1/13). Devex: Q&A:…

UNICEF Photo Essay Highlights 10th Anniversary Of Haiti Earthquake

UNICEF: The Haiti earthquake: 10 years later On the 10th anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, Christine Nesbitt and Jason Miks of UNICEF discuss the organization’s work in Haiti with a photo essay, writing, “[A] decade later, Haiti continues to face multiple crises. Worsening food insecurity and malnutrition, water-borne disease…

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AP: U.N. to vote Friday on new Syria cross-border aid resolution (Lederer, 1/10). CIDRAP News: WHO: Flu on the rise in Northern Hemisphere (Soucheray, 1/9). The Economist: A rare outbreak of polio reflects the Philippines’ poor health care (1/11). The Guardian: ‘They don’t help’: refugees condemn U.N. over failures that…