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Australian floods worsen as thousands more Sydney residents evacuate

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Sydney, Australia Reuters Torrential rains kept battering Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, intensifying the floods crisis in Sydney as thousands more residents were ordered to leave their homes overnight after rivers swiftly rose past danger levels. About 50,000 residents in New South Wales, the bulk in Sydney’s western suburbs, have been told to either evacuate […]

North Korea’s hunger emergency tops list of most under-reported crises in 2017

North Korea’s ongoing hunger emergency topped a list of the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2017, according to a new report from aid and development organisation CARE Australia. The report, Suffering in Silence, said that some 18 million people in North Korea – 70 per cent of the population – rely on government food […]