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26 Aug 2016 description
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397 Fractional-dose inactivated poliovirus vaccination campaign, Telangana state, India, June 2016 403 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January– May 2016

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397 Campagne de vaccination par une dose fractionnée de poliovirus inactivé, État du Telangana (Inde), juin 2016 403 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-mai 2016

05 Apr 2016 description

Imagine a humanitarian convoy made up of hundreds of tonnes of rice travelling from one country to another- 2500 miles apart-for the benefit of people in need. That was the case recently when the ICRC New Delhi purchased 450 tonnes of rice from Burdwan in West Bengal, India, on behalf of ICRC headquarters, for distribution to beneficiaries across different Syrian cities where people are facing extremely difficult conditions because of the on-going armed conflict.

09 Nov 2011 description
report World Bank

India’s plans for $775 million in support of a national action plan on climate change were endorsed

WASHINGTON DC, November 4, 2011 – A week of meetings among countries participating in the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) has resulted in more than $1 billion committed to solving the problems of climate change. Today, the Climate Investment Funds approved $ 1.08 billion in near-zero-interest loans and grants to support Bolivia, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Lao PDR, Mali, Mexico, and Nepal in their efforts toward arresting and adapting to climate change.

28 Feb 2009 description

Melinda Smale, Marc J. Cohen, and Latha Nagarajan

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There are no easy solutions to the ongoing food price crisis. Maize and wheat prices doubled between 2003 and 2008, and the price of rice doubled in the first four months of 2008, rising 33 percent in a single day. Even with declines in food prices later in 2008, prices remain well above 2000-2005 levels. To address the complex causes of this phenomenon, IFPRI has recommended a combination of "emergency" and "resilience" actions.