Yemen Crisis Continues to Deteriorate

Violence escalates in Yemen displacing hundreds of thousands of people.

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Unfolding Crisis in Nigeria

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4 Years of Conflict

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Fleeing Bullets, and then Mosquitoes

 Agness and Flavia are close in age: between 18 and 24 months. Although they come from different families, they share a similar story. Their parents fled conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo several years ago and are now raising their children in Uganda’s...

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