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Pakistan: land bought for flood victims

08/12/2011 | Zubaida Noor

A couple stands in a new house built with help from Czech NGO People in Need. Zubaida Noor's NGO is also building homes for flood victims.

The monsoon season has started now and finally we have made some progress in buying land for people who lost their homes in last year’s flood.

Afghanistan aid groups say NATO threatens their neutrality

04/21/2010 | Aunohita Mojumdar

Humanitarian groups in Afghanistan say NATO's involvement in development aid threatens to undermine the neutrality of aid workers, as well as putting them in danger. 

The glacier that buried a village

12/15/2009 | Rina Saeed Khan

Scientists fear mountain glaciers are melting faster than ever as a result of rising temperatures, leading to fears that glacial lakes are becoming dangerously unstable. For Chitral village in Pakistan's Hindu Kush mountain range this has already spelled disaster.

The legacy of war

11/01/2006 | Panos London

The demobilisation and reintegration of soldiers in Mozambique following the civil war is regarded largely as a success. Jaremey McMullin says there are good and bad lessons to be learned.  

Peace officers for Somalia

11/01/2006 | Winnie Onyimbo

After many year of war, Kenya has paid to train around 200 recruits to form an elite protection force for Somalia's transitional government. Winnie Onyimbo met some of the graduates.

Displaced and dispossessed

11/01/2006 | Panos London

More than a million people have been displaced by the war in northern Uganda. The government says it’s safe to go home, but many people living in camps are afraid.

Mozambique’s healing lessons for Ugandan peacemakers

10/02/2006 | Faustino Igreja

As Uganda's long-running armed conflict appears to be ending, the experience of another African country in reintegrating former child fighters back into society may hold important lessons for Ugandan authorities.

Ethiopian women return to fight a new war

10/02/2006 | Sisay Abebe

Belaynesh Adugna was 12 years old when she fled her husband's home to fight with guerillas in the northern province of Tigray. Now she has to adapt to civilian life.

I want his bones

09/20/2006 | Panos London

Thousands have been killed or abducted by Maoist rebels and government security forces during their battles in Nepal. Now the government has agreed to reveal the whereabouts of missing citizens. 

South African women fight to own their homes

04/03/2006 | Anna Weekes

An increasing number of black women want to formally own their own homes and land in the cities where they settled informally under apartheid. The system is still stacked against them.

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