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Brumadinho: two years after the disaster

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Many communities remain unsafe and uncompensated in Brumadinho, Brazil, two years after the worst dam disaster in Latin American history at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine in south-eastern Brazil on 25 January, 2018, which left up to 270 people dead.

Central America awaits second hurricane

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Nicaragua and Honduras brace themselves, as Christian Aid continues its response to the ongoing emergency The category 5 Hurricane Iota is due to make landfall...

Colombia faces a second deadly threat

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Crop eradication in Colombia is negating the crop substitution programme, causing violence and undermining the peace process, warns Christian Aid.

The Amazon: Covid-19 exploited to get power lines built

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Plans to build a massive EHV 230 kV power line 225 kms long from Óbidos in Pará state across the Amazon river to Parintins...

“An act of political vandalism”

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Christian Aid responds to prospect of DFID losing its independence LAB adds: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced to parliament on 16 June that DFID,...

Ten Years: an NGO adapts to peace-building in Colombia

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Written by Christian Aid’s Kate Newman and Karen Brock, based on conversations with Pedro Lazaro, Thomas Mortensen and Alejandra Albizu. For more than two decades,...

Ten Years: adapting for peace-building in Colombia

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For more than two decades, Christian Aid and its partners, including the Inter-Church Commission for Justice and Peace (CIJP), have been working to tackle...

Ten Years in Colombia: how do you study change?

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Christian Aid and its partners have been working to tackle violence and build peace in Colombia for more than two decades. Three years ago,...

Ten Years – peace building in Colombia

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Christian Aid and its partners have been working to tackle violence and build peace in Colombia for more than two decades. Three years ago, shortly after...

Guatemala: violence against women

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8 March is celebrated as International Women’s Day. However, in Guatemala for the past three years, the day has been a painful reminder of the long road towards gender equity, and the potentially lethal consequences of continuing misogynistic and violent attitudes towards women.

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