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9 March 2012 - 3:42pmOn 11 March 2011, Japan experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The Great East Japan Earthquake claimed nearly 16,000 lives and destroyed some 128,000 homes and buildings. More than 3,200 people are still missing. In the hours following the disaster, a joint OCHA/UN Disaster...
9 March 2012 - 2:54amHasina* lives in a village near Sibi in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province. She was ill during her pregnancy, but her family and friends discouraged her from seeking medical attention. Some of them found it embarrassing to see a doctor during pregnancy for privacy reasons, while others were concerned...