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International aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

Aid organisations responding to the emergency struggle to assess the needs as aftershocks and severed communications hamper rescue efforts.


1,757 children released from Cobra Faction in South Sudan since January

More than 280 children (282 boys and 1 girl) have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in South Sudan.


Measles vaccination campaign targets over 2.6 million Syrian children

A 10-day measles immunization campaign is underway in Syria. Aimed at children between six months and five years of age, vaccination will be provided in 1,209 health centres,


UN humanitarian chief calls for zones of peace in Syria

In a briefing to the Security Council, Valerie Amos appealed for an end to attacks on education and health facilities, and for the negotiation of humanitarian pauses and days of tranquillity.

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