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SOMALIA / DISPLACED

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Martin Bell visits Bossaso on the northern coast of Somalia, where some 40,000 IDPs have fled as fighting in the South intensifies. UNICEF is supporting schools and protection services in the camp. UNICEF

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PAKISTAN / DISPLACED

UNICEF Regional Director Dan Toole visits Jalala Camp in Marden, where 11,000 displaced families are taking refuge from the violence in the northwest of the country. Two million people are now displaced and UNICEF and the government are seeking additional international aid to prevent a humanitarian crisis. UNICEF

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UN / MYANMAR

Following the issuance of a press statement by the Security Council on Myanmar, the United Kingdom and United States comment on the situation relating to the imprisonment of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. UNTV

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PAKISTAN / REFUGEES

In northwest Pakistan, major displacement continues – with more than 1.7 million people now registered by local authorities. About 200,000 are staying in camps and the rest are staying in public buildings or with host families or with relatives. UNHCR

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SUDAN / CLOWNS WITHOUT BORDERS

The Juba Central Prison opens its gates to laughter by welcoming clown performances as a means of a healing process for convicts. This rare show by three clowns who have been traveling the world, left many of the juvenile convicts amused and light hearted. UNMIS

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