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27 March 2012 - 9:59pmThe UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated almost US$5 million to support a national immunization campaign to protect 7.9 million Yemeni children under age 10 from a deadly measles outbreak. Measles has re-emerged in epidemic proportions in Yemen, claiming the lives of more than 155...
31 January 2012 - 1:12pmOn 6 December 2011, two children drowned in a sewage cesspool in the Qatatwa neighbourhood of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. Wesam Abu Sahlouh, 4, and his sister Malek, 2, lived in a small refugee house nearby the cesspool. They managed to crawl through a hole in the fence surrounding the...