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African Scientists Face Difficulty Utilizing Climate Change Mitigation Funds

NAIROBI — As the world marks Earth Day, activists in Africa are calling for wealthier countries to take responsibility for climate change and do more to help developing countries cope with the repercussions.In Africa, the climate crisis is threatening …

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Madagascar – HungerMapLIVE: Year in Review: Food Insecurity in 2021, January 2022

The HungerMapLIVE tracks core indicators of acute hunger in real-time, including indicators of household food consumption, livelihood changes and other contextual factors. The HungerMapLIVE also tracks key drivers of food insecurity, such as conflict,C…

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WFP Madagascar Cyclone Response Update (As of 26 February 2022, 20:00 EAT)

Highlights• BNGRC situation update on the impact of cyclone Emnati – 25 February 21:00 (temporary numbers):o Six persons reported dead.o 101,205 persons affected (28,316 households).o 44,196 displaced persons (9,882 households) across 101 accommodation…

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EU to Finance Weapons Purchases For Ukraine, Ban Russian Media

The European Union plans to take the unprecedented step of funding weapons purchases for Ukraine, EU officials said on Feb. 27 as the bloc announced a raft of new sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.The EU’s plan to fund weapons purch…

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African Health Authorities Meet in Nigeria, Discuss Vaccination Goals

African health authorities are calling for better coordination to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed quickly to all African nations.Vaccine supplies have surpassed demand for the first time since the pandemic began two years ago. But health offic…

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African Health Authorities Meet in Nigeria, Discuss Vaccination Goals

African health authorities are calling for better coordination to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed quickly to all African nations.Vaccine supplies have surpassed demand for the first time since the pandemic began two years ago. But health offic…

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Teenage COVID-19 Vaccination Process Meets Resistance in Malawi

Malawi’s government says is registering low numbers of teenagers taking the COVID-19 vaccine. This is largely because parents and guardians are reluctant to give consent to have their children get the shot.Malawi started administering the Pfizer vaccin…

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US Shoppers Find Some Groceries Scarce Due to Virus, Weather

Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to grab some items for dinner. But he was disappointed to find the vegetable bins barren and a sparse selection of turkey, chicken and milk.”Seems like I missed out on every…

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WFP Madagascar Country Brief, November 2021

In Numbers461,500 beneficiaries with in-kind food assistance and 175,465 beneficiaries through cash transfers under WFP drought response in southern MadagascarUS$ 64.9 million six-month net funding requirements for emergency response (January – June 20…

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WFP Madagascar Country Brief, November 2021

In Numbers461,500 beneficiaries with in-kind food assistance and 175,465 beneficiaries through cash transfers under WFP drought response in southern MadagascarUS$ 64.9 million six-month net funding requirements for emergency response (January – June 20…

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