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SOMALIA / JOHAR FLOODING

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is calling for humanitarian assistance for the estimated 10,000 people displaced by floods and inter-clan fighting in the Somali town of Jowhar. AU UN IST

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SOMALIA / POLIO CAMPAIGN

In May 2013, the first case of polio seen in Somalia in more than six years was announced inMogadishu. There have been vaccination campaigns in Somaliland every month since then –  no cases of polio have been reported to date. UNICEF

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GENEVA / HAITI CHOLERA

The UN humanitarian agency said that (USD) 169 million was needed to help relieve the humanitarian situation in Haiti. Cholera is a major concern in the country, which hosts half of the world's suspected cholera cases. Forty-five thousand people could be affected by the cholera epidemic in 2014 and if efforts are not made to [...]

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GENEVA / CAR UNREST

The UN Refugee Agency said that it's sending additional emergency teams to the Central African Republic as the situation in the country deteriorates, amid reports of more people being forced to flee from their homes. CH UNTV/RECENT

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SOUTH SUDAN / UNMISS REFUGE WRAP

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is continuing to provide protection to an estimated 10,000 civilians seeking refuge from fighting in the capital Juba, which according to the  Government has left 75 people dead as a result of an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to former deputy president Riek Machar, who was dismissed in [...]

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GENEVA/ MONTREUX GENEVA II

The UN confirmed that the second international conference on Syria  known as Geneva II will take place in Montreux, Switzerland on 22 January 2014. CH UNTV

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UN / AFGHANISTAN

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Jan Kubiš, told the Security Council today that progress continues and efforts are on track – although not without challenges and temporary setbacks, adding that the key in this delicate time is enhancing predictability. UNTV

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