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Kenya + 5 more

Climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa

(Extract) What is DFID doing? Building climate knowledge and capacity DFID is supporting programmes to improve knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level in Africa. We were...

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Rwanda

Rwanda: Floods DREF operation No. MDRRW003 Final Report

GLIDE n=B0 FL-2007-000159-RWA The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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Afghanistan + 38 more

OCHA Natural Disaster Bulletin No. 8

"The number of people threatened by natural disasters had increased by three times over the last 30 years and the number of people affected by natural disasters doubled every 10 years. Tens of...

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Rwanda

Rwanda: Floods DREF Bulletin no. MDRRW003

GLIDE no. FL-2007-000159-RWA The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its...

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Ethiopia + 5 more

Eastern Africa: Worst floods in decades

By Anita Swarup in Nairobi More than 650 thousand people have lost their homes and some two hundred their lives in the worst floods in the history of Africa affecting large swathes of land all over...

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Burkina Faso + 9 more

WFP seeks funds for flood operations across Africa

OVERVIEW United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) teams in many countries across Africa are delivering food to people hit by floods across the continent that are the worst in deCades in some places...

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CAR + 12 more

Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 175 - 17 to 23 Sep 2007

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO...

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Cameroon + 9 more

Floods in Central and East Africa - OCHA Regional Update No. 2

SUDAN The latest wave of flooding brings the total of those directly affected to over 550,000, with at least 136,000 directly affected by the latest wave of floods. These people have either partial...

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Uganda + 7 more

Christian Aid: Africa floods appeal

Floods across large swathes of east and west Africa have washed away homes, crops and livestock leaving hundreds of thousands in urgent need of food and shelter. There are also fears of cholera...

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Rwanda

Rwanda: Heavy rains wreak havoc in northwest

KIGALI, 14 September 2007 (IRIN) - Torrential rainfall in northwestern Rwandan has left at least 15 people dead and damaged homes in three villages, leaving hundreds of people homeless, local leaders...

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