LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
South Sudan
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Tom Hiddleston on the famine in South Sudan
Right now, across east Africa, millions of children and their families are facing starvation as a result of civil war, drought and lack of food. In South Sudan, famine has already been declared in parts of the country – the first time in six years...
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South Sudan, Somalia
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5 things to know about children and famine
Famine has already been declared South Sudan and is looming in other countries. Children are suffering from malnutrition and disease and need our help. Children can’t wait.
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Malawi
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Improving care for mothers and babies
No one is more vulnerable than a newborn baby. Newborns are totally dependent on their mothers. And their mothers, in turn, rely on skilled doctors and nurses, with access to working equipment, medicines, infrastructure, and information systems. When...
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Uganda
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Boosting hygiene for South Sudanese refugees
Silvano Abure, 50, welcomes us into a clean waiting shade that he constructed as part of his home in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in the Yumbe district of Uganda. In his visibly swept compound, there is a drying rack and a chain for drying clothes...
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