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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 […]

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School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

Nov 22, – He should be in class, but has virtually dropped out of school because he is always hungry, said his mother Sithandile Dube, of Lupane district in Matebeleland North province. When Thabiso Dube isn’t helping his mother at home, the scrawny 8-year-old is working alongside her, doing odd jobs in exchange for food. […]

November 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Apr 30, – Many people have been sleeping in the open after the quake – the United Nations has said 600,000 houses were destroyed or damaged. It has said eight million people have been affected, with at least two million in need of tents, water, food and medicines over the next three months.Dandal said foreign […]

April 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Aid group: Syrian children at risk of malnutrition

Aid group: Syrian children at risk of malnutrition

Sep 24, – As Syria’s civil war rages into its third year, millions of children in the country are at risk of malnutrition and face severe food shortages, an international aid organization has warned. Save the Children said four million Syrians — more than half of them children — are unable to produce or buy […]

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