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28 Oct 2009 description
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Les agences des Nations Unies se préparent à envoyer par avion des tentes et une équipe de secours d'urgence pour aider les dizaines de milliers d'Angolais expulsés de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

Selon le ministère angolais des affaires sociales et de la réintégration, le nombre d'Angolais expulsés de RDC a atteint les 60.000, dont un nombre indéterminé mais sans doute significatif de réfugiés, a indiqué mercredi le Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA).

La plupart des Angolais expulsés vivaient dans la province du Bas-Congo et les …

20 Oct 2009 description
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Des dizaines de milliers d'Angolais récemment expulsés de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ont dramatiquement besoin d'une assistance humanitaire dans différents sites autour de Mbanza Congo, une ville du nord de l'Angola, a déclaré mardi le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (UNHCR).

Le HCR s'est rendu à Mbanza Congo ce week-end, dans le cadre d'une mission d'évaluation interagence dans la zone bordant la RDC, o=F9 se trouvent les personnes expulsées.

14 Oct 2009 description
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The United Nations political chief departs today for a week-long trip to Africa's south and east to strengthen the world body's partnerships with key Member States and regional organizations on such issues as conflict prevention, peacemaking and post-conflict peacebuilding.

Under-Secretary-General B.

24 Sep 2009 description
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African leaders are at the forefront of a landmark initiative to protect all those at risk from malaria with life-saving interventions by the end of 2010, the United Nations Envoy for efforts to defeat the deadly disease says.

The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is tasked with ensuring that more than 240 million insecticide-treated bed nets are distributed throughout malaria-endemic countries on the continent by the end of 2010, with the aim of ending unnecessary deaths from the disease by 2015.

Malaria kills almost one million Africans every year and affects over 200 million …

19 Aug 2009 description
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In a small tent in the Angolan bush, four hours from the nearest major town, Helena Mazarro lived for almost two years. Food was tight in this remote corner in the summer of 1996, and Ms.

30 Apr 2009 description
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The United Nations has released over $3 million in emergency relief funding in response to the devastation caused by torrential rains in southern Africa, which have led to the deaths of over one hundred people and left tens of thousands homeless, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said today.

The majority of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) disbursement, some $2.3 million, will go to a number of UN agencies providing urgent relief to victims of severe flooding in Angola, where the death toll has climbed to 60 since the beginning of the year.

OCHA …