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21 Dec 2016 description

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) launched in 2000 sought to halve by 2015 the proportion of the world’s population without sustainable access to improved water sources and sanitation facilities. By 2015, about 2.6 billion additional people had gained access to improved water sources since 1990, the baseline year for the MDGs, thus meeting the MDG target. However, 663 million people still do not have access to improved water sources.

18 Sep 2008 description

Instead of the usual depiction of conflicts as countrywide and defined by national boundaries, this map displays distinct conflict-affected areas in Africa as sub-national and transnational pockets of insecurity, violence, and armed aggression.  Areas of conflict were drawn around locations of reported conflict incidents in 2007 and 2008, as well as concentrations of internally displaced persons and cross-border rebel bases and refugee camps in neighboring countries.

23 Feb 2007 description

(U) SITUATION REPORT: Three storms are heading towards Mozambique: 1) Cyclone Favio is a category 4 storm with winds of 144 mph and made landfall near Vilanculos during the night of Feb 21. 2) Cyclone Gamede has winds of 52 mph and is expected to make landfall further north. 3) An as-yet-named storm is expected to follow on the heels of the two cyclones. The storms could hit at least one of Mozamique's three largest cities -- Maputo (1 million), Beira (300,000), Nampula (200,000).