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Support small farmers to end hunger in Africa: Report


May 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 16 (IANS) Giving more policy support to small-scale farmers could be one of the most effective ways to end hunger in Africa, a report by two international groups ... Read more...

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UN relief chief visits Afghanistan


May 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the insurgency-hit country.... Read more...

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UN concerned over civilians trapped in Sri Lanka war (Lead)


April 7th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The United Nations Tuesday expressed "deep concern" for over 100,000 Tamil civilians trapped in a small strip in Sri Lanka's north and said that "a series of humanitarian ... Read more...

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UN expresses ‘deep concern’ for civilians trapped in Sri Lanka war zone


April 7th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The United Nations Tuesday expressed "deep concern" for the lives of over 100,000 Tamil civilians trapped in a small strip of land in the northern Mullaitivu district, saying ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka situation ‘grim’, says UN official


March 4th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 4 (DPA) The humanitarian situation in northeastern Sri Lanka has become "extremely grim", a senior UN official in the Asian country said Wednesday. Gordon Wiess, the spokesman for the UN's operations ... Read more...

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