LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Burundi, Jul 28, 2016
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Safe havens
When children are charged with criminal offenses in Burundi, many are sent to prisons where they are incarcerated alongside adults. But with the establishment of re-education centres in the country, these adolescents can stay in a safe space.
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South Sudan, Jul 21, 2016
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Living in fear
Children who experienced violent clashes in Juba, South Sudan earlier this month are anxious and afraid. Many require psychological support to help reduce the risk of further distress and disruptions to their well-being. Hear how UNICEF is helping.
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Somalia, Aug 8, 2016
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Water at school
Students at Kabasa primary school in south-west Somalia used to miss valuable school time because they had to go home for a drink of water. Not only did it cut into valuable time meant for studies, the lack of running water was unhygienic.
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Angola, Jul 26, 2016
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Toilets transform communities
I recently returned from a trip to visit rural villages in Angola. It’s incredible to think that seven out of ten people living in rural Angola do not have a clean, safe toilet to use.
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