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  • Eviction notice from Basateen al-Razi
  • Basateen al-Razi in 2015. Demolitions have more recently allowed government planners to plot a new road network through Basateen al-Razi, in some places where houses once stood.
  • In 2014, gradual demolitions of crops and housing had cleared the south-western edge of the Basateen al-Razi plot, making way for the Decree 66 project HQ where Assad laid the development's foundation-stone in March 2016.
  • The informal settlement, seen here in 2011, is located in the south-western suburbs of Damascus. To the west lies Al-Mezzeh, home to key government buildings and foreign embassies, including the Iranian Embassy.
  • In 2009, before the uprising, Basateen al-Razi was typical of the many informal settlements ('ashwiyaat) that spread out on the outskirts of Syria's cities. By the mid-2000s, some 40 percent of the national population lived in informal settlements.
  • Pastoralist IDPs in Ethiopia
    IDPs are falling through the cracks
  • IDP camp Somali region, Ethiopia
  • Bodies of IS suspects, according to Iraqi federal policemen, thrown into a ravine on the outskirts of west Mosul in March
  • Military-escorted convoy on Maiduguri/Damboa road, Nigeria
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  • Hairdressing salon Kampala
    Trying to get ahead
  • De-mining in Iraq
    A MAG de-miner places an explosive charge next to an unexploded cluster munition in Iraq.
  • Food insecurity predictions for March-July 2017
  • Food insecurity projections for February-June 2017

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