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SUDAN / MISSERIYA MIGRATION

Every year during the dry season thousands of Misseriya cattle headers move their herds into the Abyei area in search of water and pasture. Tensions have increased between the nomads and local Dinka people, after clashes in Abyei between Sudanese government forces and the SPLA killed almost 100 people last year. UNMIS

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HAITI / DOUBLE HARVEST

In Haiti, one NGO is using simple technology to increase crop yields and protect the environment. MINUSTAH

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UN / WESTERN SAHARA

The Security Council is expected to review and renew the extension of the mission in Western Sahara. The review could exclude a human rights component in the mission’s mandate. UNTV

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GENEVA / INFLUENZA A [H1N1]

The World Health Organization refutes charges by Mexican health officials that WHO had been slow in responding to reports about the new virus. UNTV

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