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AFGHANISTAN / FLOODING

So far this year, it has been estimated that over 110,000 people have been affected by seasonal flooding in Afghanistan. Many have had to leave their homes of which thousands have been totally or partially destroyed and are now unsafe. WFP

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UN / OMAR BONGO

Africa’s longest-serving leader, Gabon’s president Omar Bongo, has died after more than 40 years in power. FILE

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PAKISTAN / PREGNANT DISPLACED

Millions of people are displaced by the conflict in northern Pakistan. The upheaval has been violent and swift – and especially terrifying for pregnant women. UNICEF

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CHAD / C.A.R. REFUGEES

Since January, UNHCR reports that more than 16,000 refugees from Central African Republic (CAR) have fled to neighboring Chad. The ongoing civil war in CAR has pushed tens of thousands of refugees to flee and another 113,000 have been brutally uprooted and are displaced inside their own country. UNHCR

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SOUTH SUDAN / CENSUS

The Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation officially announces the results for Sudan’s fifth population and housing census, and questions some of the census results recently released in Khartoum. UNMIS

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