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38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods

38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods

Sep 08, – The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the deaths, up from a previous government toll of 14, followed torrential rains in August. At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday. More than […]

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Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Aug  08, – More than 50 million people living in 17 conflict-ridden countries are in “severe food insecurity”, two UN agencies warned recently. While grain silos in many Western countries may overflow this winter, tens of millions of people risk going without food as hunger is being used more than ever as a weapon of […]

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