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23 Nov 2011 description
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Distribution of 257,040 supplemental meals begins

Children under age five, and expectant and breastfeeding mothers in need of nutritional stabilization were the first to receive nutrient-rich XANGO meal pack porridge as part of an AmeriCares-supported supplemental feeding program in Somalia.

22 Nov 2011 description
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Ongoing programs and emergency response helps tens of thousands in crisis
November 17, 2011

These happy faces say it all: 3,200 Vietnamese children no longer go hungry, thanks to a Pediatric Nutrition Program supported by AmeriCares and its partners. In Vietnam, where one-third of children under age 5 suffer from stunted growth due to malnutrition, this program is a shining example of hope and progress.

18 Oct 2011 description
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Large scale response includes 179,000 courses of medicines, supplies, and nutritional supplements to help refugees in crisis.

A shipment of $1.2 million in urgently requested medical aid arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia on October 11 – the most recent delivery in AmeriCares’ large scale emergency response to help ease profound human suffering in the famine-stricken region.

27 Sep 2011 description
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Nutrient-rich supplement will help feed 13,000 severely malnourished refugees for one month

A humanitarian air shipment of 34,000 pounds of a high-calorie Xango nutritional supplement – especially beneficial for children, and expectant or nursing mothers – departed on September 20 to provide lifesaving help to severely malnourished refugees in Mogadishu. The shipment is one of three scheduled deliveries that will help feed a total of 13,000 starving children and adults in the Horn of Africa for one month.

19 Aug 2011 description
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As Millions Face Starvation and Disease, Lifesaving Shipments of Nutritional Supplements and Medicines Underway

August 19, 2011

AmeriCares has launched a large-scale emergency response in Somalia, including several shipments of medicines, nutritional supplements, water purification tablets and medical supplies to help save as many lives as possible in this beleaguered region of Africa.