War in Ukraine Disrupts Education of Millions of Children

The country’s teachers are doing their best to provide lessons for the millions of school-age children whose education has been interrupted.

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Conflict and Climate Change Ravage Syria’s Agricultural Heartland

Drought and a decade of war have brought failing crops and poverty to a region once known as Syria’s breadbasket. Even the bread has changed.

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Tonga Is Receiving ‘Contactless’ Aid. There are Pros and Cons.

Covid-era travel restrictions have mostly prevented expatriate aid workers from flying into Pacific island nations after natural disasters. The results are mixed.

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Myanmar’s Army Is Accused of Massacring Dozens of Civilians

At least 35 people were killed and their bodies burned, according to an international aid group and opponents of the military regime.

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Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

The charity, Feed the Solidarity, often provides the only meals children receive each day. The government accuses it of subversion, with no evidence.

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