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VOA News | July 28, 2011

At least six people are reported to have been killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu, as African Union and government forces battle to protect the flow of food aid against militant attacks.

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Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Date: 08 Sep 2010

War Victims Monitor Editor’s Note: The following is an edited overview of the International Committee of the Red Cross initiatives for war-affected civilians in Colombia.

In the lead-up to Colombia’s presidential elections in May and June 2010, clashes intensified between the police and armed forces and the FARC in the south of the country, especially in Caquetá, Cauca, Guaviare, Huila and Nariño. Thousands of Colombians living in certain rural areas are facing the consequences of the armed conflict, including limited access to basic services such as medical care, education, water and sanitation. The ICRC is carrying out a large part of its work in the 25 rural areas worst hit by the armed conflict.

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BANGKOK, 15 January 2010 (IRIN) – The government of the Philippines has a new tool to better address the humanitarian needs of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in conflict-affected Mindanao. (more…)

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22 Jul 2009 08:12:29 GMT

Source: Reuters

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD, July 22 (Reuters) –

The United States will give an additional $45 million in aid to Pakistan as it brings people displaced by the fight against militants back home, U.S. special envoy Richard Holbrooke said in remarks published on Wednesday. (more…)

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Molly Corso 7/14/09

In the nine months since international donors agreed to give Georgia $4.5 billion in war-recovery aid, Tbilisi has taken in nearly half of that sum. (more…)

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14 July 2009

By Nikolaus von Twickel / The Moscow Times

President Dmitry Medvedev pledged support for South Ossetia’s separatist leadership during a surprise visit Monday that Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili condemned as Russia’s “most immoral and shameful precedent in centuries.” (more…)

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By Paul Tighe and Khalid Qayum

July 8 (Bloomberg) — Pakistan said it is recruiting former soldiers to the police force in the Swat Valley to improve security now the army has cleared 90 percent of the northwestern region of Taliban militants. (more…)

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