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UN / BREASTFEEDING WEEK ADVANCER

World Breastfeeding Week begins tomorrow (1 August). This year’s theme stresses the importance of breastfeeding as a life-saving intervention, especially during emergencies. UNICEF

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UN / FOOD BUDGET SHORTFALL

The World Food Program says millions of hungry people around the world will not receive food aid from the agency due to a “dangerous and unprecedented” $3 billion budget shortfall this year. FILE

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HAITI / GONAIVES FLOOD PROTECTION

A multi-million dollar project financed by UNDP is underway to build dike walls along hillsides throughout Haiti’s flood wrecked city of Gonaives. Severe floods destroyed the city in 2004 and then again in 2008. MINUSTAH

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