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West Africa cannot recover from Ebola epidemic on its own

Following the flare-up of Ebola in Liberia 77 days after the outbreak was declared over, a senior UN health official says three most affected countries cannot recover on their own.


More than 1 million children in urgent need of assistance in Central African Republic

More than two million children have been affected by the violence which first broke out in December 2012 and which reached crisis levels in December 2013 following clashes in Bangui.


Plight of children in South Sudan is worsening

Around 16,000 children are now associated with armed forces and groups, laments former child soldier Ishmael Beah, the UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War.


Drought tests Ethiopian government's preparedness

Ethiopia today, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, has spent big on rural development and drought-resilience schemes, and says it has the crisis under control.

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