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03 Sep 1999 description
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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.

18 Aug 1999 description
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CARE Continues to Clear and Dispose of Mines and Explosives in Angola

16 Jul 1999 description
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In Angola, one child in four is dying before the age of 5 from diseases that can easily be eradicated through vaccinations and medication.

15 Mar 1999 description
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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.