LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Southern Africa
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Massive flooding in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Cyclone Idai has left families facing devastation. Hundreds of thousands of children have seen their lives turned upside down by floods. Many of them have lost their homes, schools, hospitals, friends and loved ones. UNICEF is moving quickly to respond.
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Angola
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Angolan football stars team up for national birth registration campaign
In Angola, three in every four children under 5 have no birth certificate. Without a birth certificate children are denied basic services ─ like going to school, or seeing a doctor when they are sick.
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Kenya
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Balancing on the right tracks
Children make up more 50 per cent of refugees seeking support in Kenya, and education is a top priority: it helps them to restore some normalcy in their lives after trauma and is considered by refugees as the only track to a better life.
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Eritrea
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Eritrea maintains over 95 per cent coverage for nationwide immunization programmes
Hundreds of children with their mothers and/or fathers and caregivers wait in turn to get vaccinated and receive their Vitamin A supplements, as part of the national measles and rubella campaign in November 2018.
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