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Haiti: UN increases food distributions following protests over high prices
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Haiti: UN increases food distributions following protests over high prices
The United Nations is taking further action to confront food insecurity in Haiti with plans to distribute 8,000 more tons in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, where rising prices have led to widespread protests, some of them violent.Read Full Article ...
 
Health care must be scaled up to reduce maternal and child deaths - UN
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Health care must be scaled up to reduce maternal and child deaths - UN
With over 10 million women and children in developing countries still dying every year from largely preventable and treatable causes, a new report by United Na...
 
Kenya facing food shortage because of rising prices - UN aid officials
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Kenya facing food shortage because of rising prices - UN aid officials
Worries over a possible food shortage in Kenya - where tensions are still running high despite the recent announcement of a new power-sharing Government - are ...
 
Madagascar: UN help sought for outbreak of Rift Valley Fever
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Madagascar: UN help sought for outbreak of Rift Valley Fever
Health and agriculture ministry officials in Madagascar have asked two United Nations agencies for assistance as they fight a deadly outbreak of the viral haem...
 
More than 120,000 Angolan families to benefit from UN-backed scheme
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
More than 120,000 Angolan families to benefit from UN-backed scheme
Some 126,000 farming families in Angola, one of the world's poorest countries, will benefit from a $49.5 million United Nations-backed agreement signed today t...
 
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