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Sierra Leone

Solving Freetown's waste problem

Bashiru Brima, 21, is not your regular tailor. Living in the slum community of Cockle Bay, in Sierra Leone's capital city, he has been fashioning bags, mats and hats out of plastic refuse, while...

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Benin + 14 more

West Africa: Humanitarian situation report 28 Dec 2007

SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS - Four French tourists killed in Mauritania - An anti-tank mine exploded in southern Niger - The Niger government warns against sabotage acts - Hostages detained by rebels...

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Benin + 14 more

Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP): Appeal 2008 for West Africa

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The West Africa region continues to experience the devastating consequences of two decades of complex emergencies and recurrent natural disasters. One of the poorest regions of...

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Angola + 21 more

Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 183 - 12 to 18 Nov 2007

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises...

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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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Benin + 13 more

Special update on floods in West Africa - 30 Oct 2007

Around 800,000 people have been affected by floods in 14 countries in West Africa (Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, The Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Togo, Sierra Leone,...

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Benin + 13 more

Special update on floods in West Africa - 17 Oct 2007

Floods in West Africa Around 800,000 people have been affected by floods in 14 countries in West Africa (Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, The Gambia, Liberia, Côte...

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: Lots of rain but little water

FREETOWN, 16 October 2007 (IRIN) - Freetown is one of the wettest capital cities in the world and yet even in the midst of heavy downpours its taps are often dry. The result is that many...

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Benin + 20 more

Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 178 - 08 to 14 Oct 2007

WEST AFRICA FLOODS The UN has allocated US $ 3.5 mn emergency response humanitarian assistance to Mali ( $ 1 mn), Ghana ( $ 2.5 mn) and Togo ( $1.4 mn). The grants are from the UN Central Emergency...

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Ghana + 11 more

Special update on floods in West Africa - 04 Oct 2007

Scope of floods This year, floods have affected around 800,000 people in 13 countries in West Africa (Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, The Gambia, Liberia, Côte...

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