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December 3 2014

From AllAfrica Blog Wed Dec 3 2014, 08:21:02

[IDS]The disproportionate impact of emergencies on people with disabilities

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From AllAfrica Blog Wed Dec 3 2014, 06:28:53

[The Rockefeller Foundation]Today we proudly announce the second group of cities selected to join 100 Resilient Cities -- cities who have demonstrated a commitment to building their own capacities to navigate the shocks and stresses of an increasingly complex 21st Century.

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From AllAfrica Blog Wed Dec 3 2014, 04:28:44

[State Department]Each week, nearly 25,000 adults and 3,600 children die from AIDS globally. This includes nearly 18,000 adults and 3,400 children in sub-Saharan Africa alone. While co-infection with tuberculosis is often the proximate cause of death, the unfortunate cause in far too many cases is stigma. Stigma kills.

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December 2 2014

From AllAfrica Blog Tue Dec 2 2014, 07:34:16

[Moroccan American Center]We hope you had a festive, friends-and-family-filled Thanksgiving celebration. (Perhaps you even borrowed a few of our Moroccan-inspired recipes to spice up your feast?) Here's a look at some key news stories and blogs from over the holiday.

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December 1 2014

From AllAfrica Blog Mon Dec 1 2014, 09:17:03

[IDS]New analysis argues that more needs to be done to ensure that the needs and rights of the one billion people worldwide with disabilities are better reflected in emergency relief efforts. Particularly as 80 per cent of those one billion are living in poorer countries, which are more vulnerable to disasters and where people with disabilities are disproportionately affected.

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From AllAfrica Blog Mon Dec 1 2014, 07:41:00

[OSIWA]Recent Ebola convening pushes West African-led public health breakthrough

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From AllAfrica Blog Mon Dec 1 2014, 04:16:52

[Waza]Many governments exercise censorship to prevent the spread of ideas they do not like. Our blogger, Shaun Matsheza, say why he thinks that African society loses out because of excessive censorship.

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November 27 2014

From AllAfrica Blog Thu Nov 27 2014, 04:31:37

[IDS]Last week, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine launched the Ebola Response Anthropology Platform (ERAP), in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies and the University of Exeter. The platform is an online resource to help health workers work more effectively with local communities.

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From AllAfrica Blog Thu Nov 27 2014, 03:28:08

[IDS]Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Participation, Power and Social Change Team at IDS. Each month we highlight some of the team's research and publications as well as our responses to current development issues.

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November 26 2014

From AllAfrica Blog Wed Nov 26 2014, 07:55:47

[Waza]In the wee hours, the streets of Goma, in eastern DRC, have become a risky and dangerous place to be. Blogger Chantal Faida investigated why.

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