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- UNICEF: Angola's drought takes heavy toll on children's education. 2 Oct 2019
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- AfDB: Angola: African Development Bank approves $1 million grant to children’s food and nutrition security programs. 19 Oct 2019
- EC-JRC: GDO Analytical Report: Drought in southern Angola - October 2019. 22 Oct 2019
- UNICEF: Where drinking water is a 90-minute walk away. 2 Oct 2019
- Govt. Angola: WHO and UNICEF reiterate support for routine vaccination in Angola. 19 Oct 2019
- WHO: Angola conducts review and validation of data on Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9 Oct 2019
Rob Kevlihan, from Tallaght, GOAL's country director in Angola, tells of the problems facing aid workers in a country that has been racked by civil war and corruption and whose people are facing starvation.
The aid agency GOAL has launched a major appeal to help avert what has been described as a potentially catastrophic famine in Africa.
Thousands of people are arriving at GOAL run camps in eastern Angola following recent intensification of government efforts to forcibly displace people living in rebel areas.
The Chief Executive of GOAL, John O'Shea, today condemned what he called the "scorched earth" policy being adopted by the government of Angola in the Moxico province of Angola and has called upon the Irish government to raise the issue at UN Security Council level.
The problems of public health in a city that has grown to a population of over four million are immense. With the large influx of internally displaced people, Luanda's healthcare and childcare facilities have been stretched to breaking point.