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WHO

Building capacity for mental health care during emergencies

In 2013, WHO initiated an ambitious programme to respond to the increasing needs for mental health care and psychosocial support in Syria. A new guide aims to help non-specialist health workers better identify, assess and manage mental health needs.

IRIN

Nepal quake fund move is PR fiasco

The government’s decision to route all earthquake donations through the bank account of the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund has raised suspicions about the politicisation of aid.

AFP

Les chefs de huit groupes armés s'engagent à relâcher plusieurs milliers d'enfants soldats

L'accord a été signé en marge du Forum de Bangui, qui réunit près de 600 participants durant une semaine pour la réconciliation nationale et discuter de l'avenir du pays.

Amnesty

Barrel bombs in Aleppo force civilians underground - Amnesty

A new report details the horrendous war crimes and other abuses being committed in the city by government forces and armed opposition groups on a daily basis.

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