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LIBERIA / UNDP CLARK

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark traveled to Liberia where she met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Johnson and visited UNDP projects. UNDP

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DR CONGO / FOOD DROP

The World Food Programme has airdropped more than 500 Metric tons of food into Dungu, in the North-Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since mid-May to reach more than 130,000 displaced people and their host families cut off by heavy seasonal rains. WFP

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NEW YORK / FCB PHOTO EXHIBIT

This week UNICEF partners FC Barcelona, fresh from their 2009 Champion League victory, brought a different sort of trophy to UNICEF house. It was a testament to the work being done to support some of the world’s most vulnerable children. UNICEF

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DR CONGO / REFUGEES

Following a joint Congolese-Rwandan operation to disarm FDLR by force earlier this year, the rebels are now retaliating against the local civilian population. The UN refugee agency estimates 370,000 Congolese have left their homes since January. Both government soldiers and rebels are accused of targeting innocent civilians, like Fatuma Kapuweli. UNHCR

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UN / NORTH KOREA VOTE

The U.N. Security Council votes unanimously on a draft resolution which will expand sanctions against North Korea for its recent nuclear test and weapons program. UNTV

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ARMENIA / AID

The World Bank has a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Armenia for 2009-2012. The CPS is the main assistance framework at the country level, which will guide the World Bank’s interventions in Armenia until 2012WORLD BANK

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UN / TREKI IRAN

Commenting on the election in Iran, newly elected GA president Ali Abdussalam Treki says the election should be respected, as well as the results. UNTV

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HAITI / HURRICANE SEASON

Haiti’s northern city of Gonaives is struggling to prepare itself for this year’s hurricane season. Still recovering from last year’s deadly hurricanes – mud drapes the city, garbage clogs many drainage canals leaving pools of dirty water – and the rains have not yet begun. MINUSTAH

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