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Over 100,000 Somalis displaced amid tension in central Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | More than 100,000 people have fled from a local town in Galmudug state in central Somalia due to high tensions and potential conflict between local government and a paramilitary group, the United Nations said Friday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) …

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Sudan food crisis worst in years: UN

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Conflict-related displacements and high inflation rates on top of the impact of COVID-19 prevention measures are causing one of the worst food crises in recent years in Sudan, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Thursday. Almost a quarter of the …

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Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors

Beira, Mozambique | AFP | Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday. Cyclone Idai smashed into Mozambique’s coast unleashing hurricane-force wind and rain that flooded swathes of the poor …

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Six aid workers killed in South Sudan ambush

OCHA: South Sudan ambush highest number of aid workers killed in a single incident Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Six aid workers have been killed in an ambush in South Sudan, the UN said Sunday, in another blow to humanitarian efforts a country suffering from war-induced famine. A humanitarian source …

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