The top ten humanitarian stories you missed in 2006

Last month, FP published The Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2006. Today, the French NGO Doctors Without Borders posted its own list of what was overlooked last year, only from a humanitarian angle. Their list includes the plight of Somalians, refugees fleeing the Central African Republic, victims of tuberculosis, the effects of malnutrition, and ...

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Last month, FP published The Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2006. Today, the French NGO Doctors Without Borders posted its own list of what was overlooked last year, only from a humanitarian angle. Their list includes the plight of Somalians, refugees fleeing the Central African Republic, victims of tuberculosis, the effects of malnutrition, and those fleeing violence in Colombia, which has more internally displaced people than any country in the world except Sudan. Check out the NGO's website to see what you can do to help.

Last month, FP published The Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2006. Today, the French NGO Doctors Without Borders posted its own list of what was overlooked last year, only from a humanitarian angle. Their list includes the plight of Somalians, refugees fleeing the Central African Republic, victims of tuberculosis, the effects of malnutrition, and those fleeing violence in Colombia, which has more internally displaced people than any country in the world except Sudan. Check out the NGO’s website to see what you can do to help.

Christine Y. Chen is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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