29 August 2006 - Life-saving support reaches floods survivors in Ethiopia

Tape#: JN 6525
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© UNICEF Ethiopia/2006/Getachew

In order to protect the health of infants affected by massive flooding in South Omo region of Ethiopia, a UNICEF worker measures a baby's arm to check for any signs of malnutrition.

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Production date: 27 August 2006

Duration: 1:49

Keywords: UNICEF, children, measles, diarrhoea, Ethiopia, floods

Main shooting locations: South Omo, Ethiopia

Main sequences: UNICEF is providing life-saving support to flood survivors in South Omo, Ethiopia. Children are being vaccinated against measles, receiving vitamin A supplements and having their weight monitored. More than 300 people are reported dead in the region and up to 10,000 have been displaced by the rising waters. 

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