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NAMIBIA / DROUGHT

Struggling to survive the severe shortage of food and water, people inNamibia’sKuneneregion have no choice but to wait out the worst drought in three decades. UNICEF says over 700,000 people including 109,000 children under the age of five are at risk of malnutrition. (UNICEF)  

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SOMALIA / ETHIOPIAN PLANE CRASH

An Ethiopian Air force flight crash-landed a tMogadishu International Airport today killing four crewmembers and injuring two others. (UN/AU-UST)

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CAR / HUNGER INSECURITY

WFP is scaling-up operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid increasing concerns that ongoing insecurity is fuelling hunger among people who have fled their homes and farms. The country is one ofAfrica's most volatile, with a rebel leader in the presidential palace, an ousted president in exile and a suspended constitution. WFP

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UGANDA / CONGOLESE DISABLED REFUGEES

The escalation in mid-July between M23 rebels and the Congolese army has forced thousands to flee. A traumatic situation for the Congolese, but for the disabled, the challenge is even greater. (UNHCR)    

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