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UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedent
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedent
With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would need to triple its budget to tackle the complex crisis, which included intensifying the overall public health response and launching measles vaccinations. Read F...
 
UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border to
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border to
Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a second c...
 
Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern
Our main stories today cover: ?World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate sum...
 
Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for childr
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for childr
Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisi...
 
Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director
The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Exec...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.