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16 December 2013 - 3:44pmFor much of rural Malawi, 2012 and 2013 saw prolonged dry spells and meagre harvests. Yet some of the poorest communities in some of the worst-affected areas have thrived. In late 2012, aid organizations in Malawi estimated that close to 2 million people – 13 per cent of the population –...
16 December 2013 - 10:41amThe United Nations and its partners have today launched their humanitarian plans for 2014 with appeals totalling US$12.9 billion to support 52 million people in 17 countries with essential, life-saving aid. More than half of this funding is needed to support humanitarian efforts in Syria and neighbouring...