Activists in Syria's besieged city of Aleppo protest Tuesday against the United Nations for what they say is its failure to lift the siege of their rebel-held area. "Hunger better than humiliation," one banner read. "X the UN," another declared. Modar Shekho/AP hide caption

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Cholera patients are treated at the Cholera Treatment Center in the Carrefour area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in December 2014. The Caribbean country's cholera outbreak started in 2010. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian Red Crescent team works to evacuate the conjoined twins to a hospital in Damascus on Friday. Courtesy of the Syrian American Medical Society hide caption

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Some of the more than 30,000 Nuer civilians sheltering in a United Nations base in South Sudan's capital Juba for fear of targeted killings by government forces walk by an armored vehicle and a watchtower manned by Chinese peacekeepers. Jason Patinkin/AP hide caption

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Somali soldiers stand guard next to wreckage from a car bomb outside the U.N.'s office in Mogadishu on Tuesday. At least 13 people were killed in twin bombings near U.N. and African Union buildings adjoining Mogadishu's airport, police said, in what the jihadist al-Shabab group claimed as a suicide attack. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian soldier walks on a ravaged street in Daraya, a besieged suburb of Syria's capital, in February. Xinhua News Agency via Getty hide caption

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A ballistic surface-to-surface missile is fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, during a maneuver, in an undisclosed location in Iran on Wednesday. Omid Vahabzadeh/AP via Fars News Agency hide caption

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At U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the Security Council approved a resolution that diplomats say would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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South Sudanese civilians flee fighting in the northeastern town of Malakal on February 18, 2016, where gunmen opened fire on civilians sheltering inside a United Nations base. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A convoy of vehicles carrying humanitarian aid sent by the United Nations moves toward the villages of Fua and Kafraya in Syria's Idlib province. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A Burundian soldier of the U.N. peacekeeping force MINUSCA contingent uses a metal detector at the entrance of a polling station in Bangui, Central African Republic on Dec. 14, 2015. Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Burundian Peacekeeping Abroad Can Fuel Conflict At Home

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Civilians are loaded in a truck to be taken to safe places Thursday as Iraqi security forces clear the Soufiya neighborhood of Islamic State fighters in central Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Dr. Rajia Sharhan, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, takes a child's mid-upper arm circumference in Madaya, Syria, on Thursday. The city was under siege by government forces and didn't receive aid for months. Dozens of people have died of malnutrition. Ahdab Al Mobayed/UNICEF hide caption

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Hear WFP's Abeer Etefa On 'All Things Considered'

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