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AFGHANISTAN / DRUGS

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to record levels this year with a 36 percent increase compared to last year, according to a new survey launched by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the Afghan Government. UNAMA

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WFP / PHILIPPINES TYPHOON HAIYAN

WFP rice was distributed to 49,000 people in the Tacloban area today (13 Nov) through family packs handed out by the Department of Social Welfare and Development. The packs contain rice and canned goods. WFP

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SOMALIA / JOWHAR FLOODS

As Somalia recovers from a tropical cyclone that battered its north-east regions killing at least 100 people, another humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Jowhar in the south of the country. Following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, the River Shabelle burst its banks, submerging entire villages and farms in its path. AU/UN IST

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GENEVA / WMO CLIMATE

The WMO Secretary-General said because of the sea-level rise the damage in the Philippines was greater than it would have been a hundred years ago with similar wind conditions. CH-UNTV

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