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🚨#Iran
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Disaster #Flood in Iran
March 31, 2019
#Gilan Province, #northern Iran
Local river overflowing and the bridge will most likely be engulfed.
But there is no sign of state aid.
#IranFloods
#40YearsOfFailure #IranRegimeChange
🚨#Iran
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Disaster #Flood in Iran
March 31, 2019
#Khuzestan Province, #south Iran
People are left to fight the floods with their very minimums.
The regime continues to fail and refuse to provide any adequate aid.
#IranFloods
#40YearsOfFailure #IranRegimeChange
🚨#Iran
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Disaster #Flood in Iran
March 31, 2019
#Kermanshah Province, #western Iran
Rising floodwaters blocking roads and filling sewage systems.
Locals say no sign of any state aid.
#IranFloods
#40YearsOfFailure #IranRegimeChange
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A thread re police extra-judicial execution.
Over the years the Kenya Police has acquired a dubious distinction of being the source of insecurity instead of providing security. In many instance, to many Kenyan’s the police represent a clear, and imminent danger to the lives.
But the transformation from the source of security into a bastion of insecurity didn’t occur overnight, and neither did it come as a surprise; it was an inevitable outcome of multiple factors.
Before the 2010 constitution, the police was at the beck and call of the executive, which used it as a tool of coercion. The executive used the police however deemed fit to meet its political ends.
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... and a public which asks their representatives to value #evidence will be the strongest driver of long-term #scienceadvice mechanisms.

Jeff Reading @SPH_Iloilo adds long-term funding to #scienceadvice mechanisms would also be an important step if we want long-term thinking
The workshop starts now ➡️ what are top 3 critical issues or structural themes in #Scienceadvice that an @INGSciAdvice presence in North America could address? #INGSA_NA18
And we're back after the interactive workshop, now discussing how to leverage the @INGSciAdvice network in #NorthAmerica context #INGSA_NA18, and what we can learn from other chapters
w/ @Kristiann_NZ @eliasmichaz @nifaruqui @IDRC_CRDI @JonesAishaD
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