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16 Oct 2013 description

Immunisation has been one of the great success stories of global health. It is estimated to prevent the deaths of two to three million children each year. But another 1.5 million children still die from diseases that could be prevented by routine vaccines.

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01 Aug 2012 description

More than one million children are at risk of severe malnutrition in the Sahel region of West Africa, according to two leading charities.

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26 Mar 2012 description

By Wyre Davies

BBC News, Kufra, Libya

The town of Kufra in Libya's distant southern desert is a long way from anywhere - historically it was a key trading station and place of rest for travellers between central and northern Africa. It has also long had a reputation for smuggling and in recent years that cargo has increasingly been human beings.

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16 Jan 2012 description

A senior British aid official has been expelled from Chad while attempting to visit Darfur refugees still living in the east of the country.

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