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  • Towards a mine free world - The Americas

    Several countries in Latin America are mine-affected due to past or on-going armed conflicts. Today anti-personnel mines affect some 9 countries in the region; nearly all of them States party to Ottawa treaty

    • 2006-09-01
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  • War games: virtual warfare training for the military

    To achieve their objectives, members of the armed forces must learn to take the right decisions in combat. But these decisions have an impact on people’s lives and their dignity, affecting both combatants and

    • 2005-08-11
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  • East Timor. Juliana from the woods is gaining weight

    East Timor. Juliana from the woods is gaining weight She is an almost 4 months old baby and doesn't weigh 2 kg. But she is strong enough now to hold her bottle by herself. She is hanging on to life and to her

    • 1999-12-13
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  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: The train to nowhere

    Bosnia-Herzegovina: The train to nowhere 21-06-2000 Feature by Nancy L. Torner About 75 train wagons have been parked on the outskirts of Capljine, in southern Bosnia-Herzegovina, for the last six years. They

    • 2000-06-21
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  • Guatemala: Despite the pain

    Guatemala: Despite the pain The clouds hang low and gray about the mountains surrounding the small town of Nebaj. Up there, in the unhabited woods, it is cold and damp. Just as it was in April 1983. Pedro

    • 1999-02-28
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  • Aliya reunited with her son...

    Afghanistan, August 1998 Aliya reunited with her son... Aliya Bukhtiar has four children – three girls and a boy. In 1993, her husband was killed in the conflict that has racked Afghanistan for the last 20

    • 2001-08-24
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  • Ethiopia - Helping at the Grassroots

    In 1997, in Da Hraye village, 700 inhabitants, Ambia was enrolled in the 'Village Health Woman' programme run by the ICRC. Since then, Ambia has served her community on a voluntary basis. The lack of water is

    • 2002-07-22
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: ICRC completes major engineering project in Kisangani

    A recently completed major engineering work at a hydroelectric power plant serves the population's needs but also provides power for Kisangani's only water-treatment plant. Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • 2002-07-30
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  • Communication approaches for young people not attending school

    Communication approaches for young people who are at risk being drawn into an armed conflict or who are already taking part in it. Communication approaches for young people not attending school Communication

    • 2002-11-13
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  • Algeria: Talk as therapy

    “Shut it. Your opinion doesn’t count. I’ll do whatever I want with you ” But Zahra talks, despite her brother’s threats. Algeria: Talk as therapy “Shut it. Your opinion doesn’t count. I’ll do whatever I want

    • 2003-03-06
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  • Eyewitness: A day out in Ethiopia

    Roland Sidler has worked for the ICRC in war zones for the past 20 years, in a variety of positions including head of delegation. Photo-journalist by profession, he covers stories that the media can’t get to

    • 2003-04-09
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  • Filling the gap in northern Iraq

    Relying on pre-war stocks and occasional donations, the old people's home in Mosul was about to run out of food - until the ICRC brought in two months' worth of supplies for the 26 residents. Bernt Apeland

    • 2003-05-05
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  • Family links: tears of relief in a camp in Syria

    Bourak, a 17-year-old Iraqi girl, lost contact with her family in the flight from war in her homeland. With help from the ICRC she found them again in a refugee camp in Syria. Lana Baydas reports from Damascus

    • 2003-05-07
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  • Muntazer - the son that waits

    In the Middle East, wars and their consequences tend to overlap. The ICRC is still helping to repatriate POWs captured in the conflict between Iran and Iraq in the 1980s – 59 Iraqi prisoners were brought home

    • 2003-05-07
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  • Family links: eyes wide open

    Healing the physical wounds of war is one thing. You might even forget the pain. But the pain of separation takes longer to wear off. A report from Michèle Mercier in Amman. Family links: eyes wide open Healing

    • 2003-05-23
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  • Angola - Madalena's long wait

    Seven-year-old Madalena was abruptly separated from her parents one morning in February 2001. She had strayed from her family's hut in the village of Malange when fighting suddenly broke out all around her

    • 2003-05-28
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  • Humanitarian trekking in Nepal

    Christine Luthi likes hiking in the mountains, which is just as well since the 31-year-old’s first mission for the ICRC has taken her to Nepal. Together with a few others, she criss-crosses parts of the

    • 2003-05-31
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  • Islam meets his challenge head-on

    This young Chechen was barely 15 years old when he stepped on a boobytrap, losing an arm and a foot. Photo essay by Roland Sidler Islam meets his challenge head-on This young Chechen was barely 15 years old

    • 2003-07-10
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  • “We thought our daughter was dead ”

    In Côte d'Ivoire, a girl who had been missing for nine months returned home after sending her parents a Red Cross message. In all, 13 children have been reunited with their families since the conflict broke out

    • 2003-08-12
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  • Red Crescent volunteer faces fear after fighting

    Her colleagues and friends now call her “the burier”. For Inass Mouaiid, a 25-year-old Iraqi Red Crescent volunteer, burying 50 bodies was a gruesome task. But she also had the courage to carry injured people

    • 2003-07-31
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  • “I am not useless”

    Early one morning, at the age of 10, Rohafza Naderi stepped on a landmine just before entering the gate to the school. Despite her young age, she considered her life already finished. But thanks to a supportive

    • 2003-11-28
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  • Sudan: 27 youngsters back with their families at last

    Years of conflict have inflicted a heavy toll on the civilian population of Sudan. One of the most difficult challenges facing the ICRC is the problem of separated families. Sometimes there is good news, as

    • 2003-12-09
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  • Vietnam: a painful legacy

    In slightly more than 20 years of civil war nearly 100,000 people underwent amputations in Vietnam, a country of 80 million inhabitants. The ICRC provides support to eight physical rehabilitation centres set up

    • 2004-01-20
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  • Philippines: Nurmina's long journey to visit her husband in prison

    The ICRC has visited security detainees in the Philippines since the 1980s and has helped their families get to see them – not an easy task, given the size of the country. In 2003 alone 182 such visits were

    • 2004-02-13
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  • ICRC and Chinese Red Cross: joint centre fits limbs for mine victims

    Some 200,000 landmines are thought to be strewn along China’s border with Vietnam, relics of a conflict dating back 25 years. The ICRC and the Chinese Red Cross are cooperating to help the victims of the many

    • 2004-03-19
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