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from or mentioning Djibouti, Horn of Africa
The news articles listed below include information from, about or mentioning Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti.
UNICEF reports on outlook for Horn of Africa
Despite recent improvements, the outlook for the Horn of Africa remains uncertain. It is estimated that at present more than 8 million people need emergency assistance. Children need adequate nutri...
Global measles deaths drop by 74%
It has been reported that measles deaths worldwide fell by 74% between 2000 and 2007, from an estimated 750 000 to 197 000. The Eastern Mediterranean region, which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, S...
2.5 billion live with poor sanitation facilities
Worldwide, the number of people who lack access to an improved drinking water source (protected from faecal and chemical contamination) has fallen below one billion for the first time since data we...
17 Jul '08 | Sanitation | International