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04 Oct 2017 description
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(Kulto, 14th September 2017) - Today, Angola is still suffering the aftermath of a civil war lasting more than three decades and the heritage of colonialism. People in Need (PiN) decided more than 10 years ago to bring help to the inhabitants of this country. A permanent mission was set up in the province of Bié which was one of the regions most ravaged by war and poverty. In the first years PiN field workers concentrated on the renewal or improvement of the quality of elementary education and the development of agriculture and markets in the rural areas.

04 Sep 2017 description
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Dundo (4th September 2017) – Violence and ethnic tensions in the Kasai Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced over 33,000 Congolese to seek safety in Angola's Lunda Norte Province since April this year. Refugees coming from DRC are reporting serious fighting, sexual and human rights abuses and a shortage of basic items.

23 Oct 2013 description
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Prague, Kuito (23 October 2013) – More than 560 local volunteers of People in Need have been helping to fight child malnutrition in Angola for the last year. In Bié province, which was devastated by the civil war and where every sixth child is suffering from lack of food, trained volunteers have examined 230,000 children and over 32,000 of them have been treated for malnutrition as a result of People in Need's effort. Now, 96 % of children are cured thanks to special therapeutic nutrition.

21 Oct 2010 description
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Angola, 22 November 2010 - Nearly a thousand bent and broken corrugated metal roofs and three hundred damaged or destroyed mud houses were left in the wake of severe gales and storms that hit Cuemba town, Angola at the beginning of the rainy season.