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- UNICEF: Angola's drought takes heavy toll on children's education. 2 Oct 2019
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- FAO: GIEWS Country Brief: Angola 18-October-2019. 18 Oct 2019
- UNICEF: Where drinking water is a 90-minute walk away. 2 Oct 2019
- WFP: WFP Angola Country Brief, September 2019. 17 Oct 2019
- Amnesty: The end of cattle's paradise: How land diversion for ranches eroded food security in the Gambos, Angola. 15 Oct 2019
- WHO: Angola conducts review and validation of data on Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9 Oct 2019
ATLANTA (September 3, 1999) - It is impossible to estimate the number of mines in Angola, after a 30-year civil war. Even conservative guesses put it at somewhere around the 20 million mark. It is also hard to imagine how many men, women and children are at risk of losing their lives, or limbs, from the mines.
CARE Continues to Clear and Dispose of Mines and Explosives in Angola
In Angola, one child in four is dying before the age of 5 from diseases that can easily be eradicated through vaccinations and medication.
Atlanta (March 15, 1999) - Intense fighting has forced CARE to evacuate its international staff and non-local Angolan staff from Kuito, Angola, to Luanda, the capital city. The rebel group UNITA - National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - resumed fighting with Angolan government forces in the region.