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Day in the life of a Kenema Ebola treatment centre

KENEMA 14 October 2014 (IRIN) - We’re heading to the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) Ebola treatment centre 15km out of Kenema town in eastern Sierra Leone. It’s known locally as the “Ebola camp” because it’s made up of a dozen or so white tented structures set up outside. It is surrounded by lush green forest and mountains loom in the distance.

Photo Feature: Burundi's Endless Exodus

KIGOMA 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - Over 110,000 Burundians have fled their country amid protests and an attempted coup d’etat. Now a cholera outbreak has made the journey all the more dangerous.

Many fleeing Burundi have no wish to return

KIGOMA, TANZANIA 21 May 2015 (IRIN) - Aid agencies are warning a cholera outbreak is creating major health crisis among tens of thousands of people who have fled Burundi for neighbouring Tanzania. It's a journey many of the refugees have made before. Some have no desire to return home.

Health concerns grow in Nepal quake camps

KATHMANDU 28 April 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of makeshift camps have sprung up around the Nepalese capital Kathmandu in the aftermath of Saturday's destructive earthquake. Some people have lost their homes in the disaster. Others are simply too scared of aftershocks to move back inside a building.

Ghana hard hit by flooding, once again

ACCRA 12 June 2015 (IRIN) - Ghana's rainy season causes flooding in the capital, Accra, each year, but little has been done to improve the city's sewage and drainage systems, and more and more people are being affected.

La Red SAICA detecta 57 incidencias de calidad de las aguas en toda la Cuenca del Ebro

La Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro (CHE) ha editado el informe anual, correspondiente a 2014, con los datos registrados en continuo por su red de alerta de calidad de las aguas,...

Liana Ardiles: “El fomento de la I+D+i es una de las prioridades del MAGRAMA en materia de agua”

La directora general del Agua del Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Liana Ardiles, ha destacado hoy que “el fomento de la I+D+i” (investigación, desarrollo e innovación) es una...

Recent mercury pollution on the rise, but quick to change, study shows

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDaily

A study using a 600-year-old ice core shows that global mercury pollution increased dramatically during the 20th century, but that mercury concentrations in the atmosphere decreased faster than previously thought beginning in the late 1970s when emissions started to decline.
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