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1. Counter-terrorism laws can hurt humanitarian action
2. African governments still underfunding health
3. Analysis: The future of food aid
4. Volunteer health workers filling the void in Madagascar

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Counter-terrorism laws can hurt humanitarian action



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GENEVA, 22 July 2013 (IRIN) - The growing body of counter-terrorism
legislation is having a direct impact on humanitarian action,
restricting funding, stalling project implementation, and resulting in
an increased climate of self-censorship by aid workers, according to a
new, independent study.
Read report online

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African governments still underfunding health



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NAIROBI, 23 July 2013 (IRIN) - Twelve years after African governments
pledged in the Abuja Declaration to allocate at least 15 percent of
their annual budgets to healthcare by 2015, just six countries have met
this goal.
Read report online

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Analysis: The future of food aid



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JOHANNESBURG, 26 July 2013 (IRIN) - By the end of the next decade food
security could deteriorate in some of the world's poorest countries,
according to a recent global forecast by the US Department of
Agriculture (USDA).
Read report online

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Volunteer health workers filling the void in Madagascar



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MERINTSIATOSIKA, 26 July 2013 (IRIN) - A legion of over 35,000
community volunteers has been created to fill the health void left in
Madagascar's remote rural villages in the wake of the country's 2009
coup d'

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