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This month's news and media releases. 

Bonn climate talks: 10 days to shape the Paris agreement

30 August 2015 - As nations meet in Bonn, Germany, to develop a global climate agreement, Christian Aid has warned that with only 10 negotiating days left until ministers meet in Paris, urgency is needed.

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South Sudan peace agreement: urgent needs of millions must not be forgotten, warns Christian Aid

27 August 2015 - Christian Aid welcomes the signing of the South Sudan Compromise Peace Agreement, and calls on all parties involved to observe the Cessation of Hostilities, which is to be implemented within 72 hours of the signing, starting from Saturday this week.

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35 aid organisations and 150,000 people launch public call to end the Gaza blockade

26 August 2015 - More than 150,000 people from around have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organisations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press the Israeli government to lift the blockade on Gaza and remove the restrictions on basic building materials needed to reconstruct the coastal strip.

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Surge in Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes condemned by 31 international organizations

21 August 2015 - Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organizations are calling on world leaders to take urgent action to halt ongoing demolitions and hold the government of Israel accountable for the wanton destruction of Palestinian property and of projects funded by international aid in the occupied West Bank.

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Christian Aid welcomes first Islamic declaration on climate change

18 August 2015 - Christian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched today at the world’s first international Islamic climate symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey.

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New help for thousands of flood-hit families in India and Pakistan

11 August 2015 - More than 16,000 of the most vulnerable people in flood-hit areas of India and Pakistan will get help such as food, water and shelter following a grant of £158,000 to Christian Aid from the UK’s Start Fund.

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Christian Aid releases £50,000 for Myanmar flooding

6 August 2015 - Christian Aid has made an initial £50,000 available to help victims of widespread flooding in Myanmar as the government declares a state of emergency in four western regions.

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Gaza exhibition: through young eyes

04 August 2015 - Through Young eyes, a series of drawings by Palestinian teenagers who lived through last year’s Israel-Gaza conflict, will be exhibited at London’s P21 gallery, from 7-22 August as part of Gaza on Gaza, a wider exhibition of work by Palestinian artists.

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Sustainable Development Goals deal creates new momentum towards a better world

3 August 2015 - Intense negotiations between 193 countries have produced an agreement which will open a new era in the fight against poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, Christian Aid said today.

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