Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

Ethical Dilemma Over Treating Civilians Injured In The Battle For Mosul

Friday, February 16, 2018

What happens if warring parties aren't able or willing to treat civilian casualties? WHO's solution made some humanitarian groups uneasy.

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Refugee Boy Makes Magic Out Of Plastic And String

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In a bleak Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, a 10-year-old boy has found a way to bring joy to other kids.

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Rohingya Refugee Camps Created In Bangladesh Aren't A Sustainable Situation

Friday, February 09, 2018

Bangladesh says it's going to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. But with the refugees saying they have no intention of going, what is likely to happen to this long-persecuted, stateless minority?

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A Young Rohingya Mom: Pregnant, Stateless, Living In Limbo

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Sanura Begum fled Myanmar and now lives in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. Could she ever return to the wooden farmhouse she left behind? Only God knows, she says.

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Monsoon Rains Could Devastate Rohingya Camps

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are living in thousands of makeshift shelters on steep, sandy hills in Bangladesh. Humanitarian groups are afraid of what will happen when the monsoons come.

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News Brief: Republicans Rally Behind Nunes Memo, Trump Heads To Davos

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Republicans want to release a memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes about alleged abuses by the intelligence community. Also, President Trump is heading to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

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Bangladesh Postpones Controversial Plan To Send Rohingya Refugees Back Home

Monday, January 22, 2018

Bangladesh is postponing its attempt to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. Neither country is ready to start the process and the refugees say their demands for citizenship and return of property must be met before they agree to return to Myanmar.

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The Refugees Who Don't Want To Go Home ... Yet

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Bangladesh, which has taken in more than 650,000 Rohingya refugees, had announced it would start sending them back to Myanmar this week. But now the plan is on hold. That's fine with the refugees.

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De-Mining In Colombia: The Slow Process Of Clearing Away Land Mines

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Colombia is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world. Now that a peace deal has been reached in that South American country, the tedious process of getting rid of land mines is underway.

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Lingering Power Outage In Puerto Rico Strains Health Care System

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Puerto Rican government has prioritized getting power back to hospitals. Many clinics and doctors' offices, like other small businesses on the island, still don't have electricity.

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With Whitefish Deal Canceled, What's Next For Puerto Rico's Recovery?

Monday, October 30, 2017

Puerto Rico is canceling the controversial $300 million contract for work rebuilding the island's electric grid. How does that affect recovery efforts, and who's now going to rebuild the power lines?

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Puerto Rico Power Authority Calls To Cancel Dubious $300M Grid Contract

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Puerto Rico Power Authority canceled a massive energy contract to rebuild the island's power grid. The contract had been with Whitefish Energy, a tiny Montana company with ties to the Trump Administration.

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Report Says Ongoing Power Outage In Puerto Rico Is Worst Electricity Failure In U.S. History

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Most of Puerto Rico remains without power more than a month after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island. Getting the electricity back on is now dominating politics on the island and leading to allegations of mismanagement in the allocation of reconstruction contracts.

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Puerto Ricans Face Challenges Trying To Leave The Island

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

As the crisis in Puerto Rico continues, thousands of residents have left the island and many others are trying to depart. But leaving hasn't been easy as flights have been diverted for relief work or canceled all together.

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Irma's Caribbean Destruction Sends Tourists Packing For Other Destinations

Monday, September 18, 2017

Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean island of St. Thomas, and another major hurricane may be on the way. St. Thomas depends on tourism, and it's uncertain when the tourists will return.

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St. Thomas Continues To Deal With Destruction Caused By Hurricane Irma

Saturday, September 16, 2017

People in the U.S. Virgin Islands are still reeling more than a week after being hit with the full force of Hurricane Irma. On St. Thomas, water and power have not been restored in many areas.

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St. Thomas Starts To Clean Up Island's Worth Of Debris After Hurricane Irma

Friday, September 15, 2017

When Hurricane Irma finished pounding the U.S. Virgin Islands with Category 5 wind and rains, houses had collapsed, boats flipped, shipping containers were on their sides, roofs were ripped off, and trees and telephone poles knocked down. So how does an island dispose of an island's worth of debris?

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St. Thomas Residents Welcome Relief Flights After Irma

Friday, September 15, 2017

One of the places in the Caribbean that was hardest hit by Hurricane Irma is St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Irma ripped across St. Thomas as a Category 5 hurricane more than a week ago.

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St. Thomas Residents Begin To Rebuild After Irma Destroyed The Island

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Hurricane Irma destroyed much of the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas. Those who remain on the island are trying to figure out how to clean up and rebuild their homes and their livelihoods.

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Relief Operation Tries To Ease Irma Victims' Pain In Virgin Islands

Thursday, September 14, 2017

U.S. and British military planes and helicopters are joining people in private boats trying to get basic necessities in to areas that were flattened by Hurricane Irma more than a week ago.

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