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ZIMBABWE / CHOLERA

UNICEF’s Chief of Health, Dr. Mickey Chopra says UN agencies are preparing for another cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe once the rainy season starts in September. Last year’s outbreak, which was officially declared over in July, infected at least 100,000 people and killed 4,000. UNICEF / FILE

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TIMOR-LESTE / REFERENDUM ANNIVERSARY ADVANCER

Sunday (30 August) marks the tenth anniversary of the historic referendum in which the people of East Timor voted overwhelmingly for independence from Indonesia. Reflecting on the challenges facing them ever since the results of the poll sparked terrible violence, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it is time to strengthen Timor-Leste’s democratic institutions. UNTV / [...]

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DR CONGO / SUSANA MALCORRA

UN Under-Secretary-General Susana Malcorra, in charge of field support for peacekeeping missions, visits Goma to assess the logistical challenges facing the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC), and opens a workshop for senior commanders on sexual exploitation and abuse. MONUC

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