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04 Aug 2011 description

WASHINGTON D.C., 4 August 2011 – The Measles Initiative today announced it has helped vaccinate one billion children in more than 60 developing countries since 2001, making significant gains in the global effort to stop measles.

23 Mar 2007 description
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by Shilpika Das , Special to RedCross.org

The waters may have temporarily receded, but people in Mozambique continue to struggle in the aftermath of the floods, which devastated the Zambezi flood plain and affected more than 300,000 people.

Thousands of survivors are still struggling to recover from the damage inflicted by severe floods, which inundated most of southern Africa since its onset in January. The situation deteriorated further when Cyclone Favio - which peaked at 175 mph - ravaged a southern coastal town south of the Zambezi.

07 Mar 2007 description
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WASHINGTON, DC, March 7, 2007- The American Red Cross is deploying two emergency disaster relief workers to Mozambiqueto assist the on-going flood recovery efforts.Major flooding has affected much of southern Africa, especially Mozambique, and the rains are predicted to continue through the end of March.At least 45 people have lost their lives, thousands of homes have been washed away and approximately 170,000 people have been displaced, with an estimated 300,000 more affected.

By sending the emergency disaster relief workers to Mozambique, the American Red Crossis working with the …

22 Feb 2007 description
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WASHINGTON, DC, February 22, 2007 - The American Red Cross is providing $200,000 to support the emergency relief and recovery efforts in southern Africa. The money will be used to support the efforts of the Mozambique Red Cross Society in responding to the devastating floods that have affected the country over the past month.

20 Nov 2002 description
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Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

18 Jul 2002 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

27 Feb 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, RedCross.org Staff Writer

14 Mar 2000 description
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From Reports by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the American Red Cross