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  • Mushrooms, monks and the miracle tree

    A barber and mushroom farmer from Cambodia loses hope when he’s let down by a spiritual healer, but is saved when he gets introduced to an extraordinary tree. Sounds like fiction, but it's reality for Devi and his wife Sikha.

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  • Photo of Geena by Hazel Thompson

    Light in deep darkness

    When armed groups attacked her village in March 2016, Geena, a widowed mother of six, fled with her family into the surrounding bush. They cut down bamboo leaves for bedding and ate forest leaves and roots they dug up by hand.

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  • Women and Children in Burundi

    Remember Burundi

    The future continues to be uncertain and fear is widespread in Burundi. Tensions remain following the violence that erupted in 2015, and millions are struggling to find food while hundreds of thousands have been displaced from their homes.

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  • Too exhausted to beg

    Ume is a Rohingya refugee. Like more than half a million others, she was forced to flee her home in Myanmar. Having survived the awful trauma of losing most of her family, she made it across the border into Bangladesh. Now, she’s desperately trying to find her way to a refugee camp.

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  • Yemen cholera crisis

    When the world looks away

    With over 700,000 cases of cholera affecting over 90 per cent of the country, and a conflict that has devastated lives, and destroyed much of its infrastructure and economy, Yemen is a nation on its knees.

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