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After more than 300 migrants died Friday trying to cross the Mediterranean, other migrants arrived by boat at the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy, Feb.15, 2015. (Reuters)

Reuters, February 15, 2015


Italy's coast guard went to the rescue of at least 1,000 migrants in difficulty in the sea between Europe and North Africa on Sunday, the third operation of its kind in as many days.

Photo: IRIN Love on location

DUBAI, 23 October 2012 (IRIN) - If there is one topic that gets humanitarians and other aid workers talking - apart from the obvious discussions about capacity-building and food aid - it is the challenge of finding a prospective partner in the field.

In the last 20 years aid work has become more dangerous, and security restrictions have made it harder for aid workers to meet their significant other.

Clean water project in rural Ethiopia goes operational (Walta Information Centre)

Addis Ababa, 12 February 2015 (WIC) - A multiple clean water supply scheme in Ebo, Raya Azebo woreda of the Tigray region of Ethiopia goes operational yesterday, said UNICEF.

The project will benefit 27,000 people in seven villages including 15,000 school children with clean water in their school and households.