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IPS

Indian women worst hit by water crisis

A staggering 330 million Indians, a quarter of the country’s population, are reeling under the effects of a severe drought, resulting in an acute drinking water shortage and agricultural distress.

Ecuador + 5 others
OCHA

Argentina: 41,560 people affected by floods since January

The floods that hit the Northeast and center zones of the country in 2016 have particularly damaged the province of Corrientes, where the total number of people affected is 20,903.

IOM

Ramping up support for Ecuador earthquake victims

Thousands left homeless by the quake are now living in temporary shelters, spontaneous settlements and with host families, while some 29,000 are living in temporary shelters managed by the government.

IOM

“If we leave, we are killed": A new report examines lessons learned from South Sudan PoC sites

By opening its gates, UNMISS, alongside humanitarians, has saved thousands of lives. The sites represent one of the only sources of safety for civilians who continue to bear the brunt of the conflict.

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