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Minor injuries for air crew in South Sudan crash

Four Kenyan crew onboard a UN aid flight which crashed in South Sudan have escaped with minor injuries.

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Campaign tackles child malnutrition in South Sudan state

A quarter of a million children in South Sudan’s Warrap state are being screened for malnutrition through a campaign by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN children’s fund, UNICEF.

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Changing weather patterns lead to food insecurity in Ethiopia

More than eight million Ethiopians need food aid following crop failures brought on by the climatic phenomenon known as El Niño.

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UN agencies band together on LGBTI issues

Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, violates more than their human rights – it creates serious socio-economic challenges and results in lost development and economic opportunities.

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Air aid service to Darfur faces closure “within weeks”

Lifesaving airborne aid deliveries to remote communities in Sudan may have to stop at the end of the month as a funding shortfall bites, the World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday.

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Amid multiple crises, UN agency massively scales up humanitarian aid delivery by air

The escalation of international conflicts in the first half of 2014 prompted a 50-fold surge in the amount of humanitarian cargo transported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), compared to the same period last year.