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WFP

Increasing food insecurity trend persists in Anbar and Ninewa

IDPs are the most affected by food insecurity. More than one in five reported ‘poor’ or ‘borderline’ consumption in June. Two in five of IDP households reported not having enough food or money to buy food.

AFP

At least 26 dead in flash floods in western India

Flash floods triggered by torrential monsoon rain have killed at least 26 people. The rain and high winds have also cut power and communications across the north of Gujarat state.

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WHO

Africa at risk of large meningitis outbreak, vaccine critically needed

An acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world’s ability to minimize the number of people affected.

WFP

Empowering women against natural disasters in Bangladesh

WFP project engages 1,800 ultra-poor individuals under a two-year resilience programme where participants, mostly women, take part in food-and-assets for work-and-training activities aimed at disaster risk reduction.

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