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Yemen Crisis Q&A

14 June 2018

Three years of conflict have pushed Yemen, already one of the world’s poorest countries, to the brink of catastrophe.

Vehicles covered in ash in the wake of the El Fuego volcano eruption in Guatemala.

Guatemala volcano eruption explained

12 June 2018

Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday 3 June.  It is described as the country’s most severe volcanic eruption in 45 years. More than 1.7 million people have been affected and are in need of emergency assistance. 

family of 3 from Syria

Refugee crisis explained

8 June 2018

Refugee crisis explained: information and facts about the global refugee crisis and how you can respond.

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