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Peru: Cold Wave - Information Bulletin n° 3

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 millions of volunteers are...

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13 dead in cold wave in Peru

Lima (dpa) - Intense cold weather in Peru has killed 13 children in the last few days in the impoverished province of Huancavelica, El Comercio newspaper reported Monday. The youngsters died of...

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Aid reaches Peru's freezing highlands

As half the world swelters in a heat wave, vulnerable people are dying from cold-related illnesses in the highlands of southern Peru. "Temperatures have dropped to more than 20 degrees below zero...

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Peru: Cold Wave - Information Bulletin n° 2

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Freezing temperatures in Peru threaten children

NEW YORK, 28 July 2003 - UNICEF is rushing emergency medicine, blankets and baby bodysuits to children in Puno, Peru, where thousands of young lives are in danger because of extreme weather. UNICEF...

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Peru: Cold Wave - Information Bulletin n° 1

This Information Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time. The Situation A strong cold front has...

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At least 61 children die in extreme Peruvian cold

Lima (dpa) - At least 61 children have died because of the worst cold weather seen in 40 years in southern Peru, media reports said Monday. Officials in Lima said the deaths by freezing, pneumonia...

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