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KYRGYZSTAN / BREAD

UNICEF works to ensure additional nutrients are – by law – added to all bread flour sold in Kyrgyzstan. The rising cost of food has compromised people’s diets and they are now eating more bread. UNICEF

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UN / CHAD-CAR

Commenting on the recent clashes between Sudan and Chad, UN Special Representative for Chad and the Central African Republic Victor Da Silva Angelo said that there is an urgent need to de-escalate the situation and resume diplomatic initiatives. UNTV

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LATVIA / LANDFILL

Getting rid of household garbage in an environmentally friendly way is a major concern in the European Union. When it joined the EU, Latvia had to better dispose of its trash. One area of the country has a modern landfill which turns trash vapors into useful gas. WORLD BANK

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SERBIA / NUCLEAR WASTE

The UN Nuclear Watchdog Agency is working with the Serbian government to clean up nuclear fuel which is contained in deteriorating barrels in the village of Vinca. The fuel was used for experiments in the 1950′s and shut down in 1984, but still poses a danger to the community. IAEA

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