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About 243,000 S.Sudanese refugees in Sudan- UN

About 243,000 S.Sudanese refugees in Sudan- UN

Aug  26, – South Sudan won independence from Sudan in 2011 but two years later it fell into a brutal civil war that has killed tens of thousands of civilians. About 243,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan, including tens of thousands in war-torn Darfur, since a civil war erupted in their country in […]

August 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Niger moves nearly 100 schools away from Boko Haram threat- UN

Niger moves nearly 100 schools away from Boko Haram threat- UN

Jan 18, – The programme was launched in November and has enabled nearly 6,000 pupils — a total of 2,784 boys and 3,129 girls — to resume their lessons, according to the monthly bulletin of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Niamey. The Niger government and UN staff have moved […]

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Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu

Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu

Mar 14, – UNICEF New Zealand said Saturday Super Tropical Cyclone Pam could be one of the worst weather disasters for the Pacific. A huge tropical cyclone smashed into Vanuatu in the South Pacific, terrifying residents and leaving “complete devastation” with fears Saturday that dozens of people may have died. “While it is too early […]

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