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 - In August 2008, overlapping crises compounded the impact of global soaring food prices on growing food insecurity in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Unusually heavy monsoon rains at the beginning ...leer más
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 - On 12 May 2008, the Wenchuan Earthquake struck 92 km north of the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu, causing massive devastation across eight provinces of the People’s Republic of China. ...leer más
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 - Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on 2 and 3 May, affecting some 2.4 million people and causing more devastation than any other natural disaster in the country’s history. Tidal waves and ...leer más
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 - The successful presidential and parliamentary elections held in April and June 2007 have enabled Timor-Leste to continue its transition from relief to development. However, the country faces a complex web ...leer más
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 - The controversial re-election of President Mwai Kibaki in December 2007 spurred ethnically motivated riots responsible for the displacement of 500 000 people. The violence is deeply rooted in the ethnic-based ...leer más
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 - The severe cold wave and related energy crisis in Tajikistan is compounding acute levels of underlying poverty and human suffering resulting from a combination of natural, economic and social shocks. ...leer más
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 - The Government and people of Liberia have made considerable progress in consolidating peace and starting the country on the road to sustainable recovery since the ending of 14 years of ...leer más
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 - Cyclones Fame and Ivan have affected more than 239 000 people in Madagascar. Striking only three weeks apart (27 January and 17 February, respectively), the cyclones triggered torrential rains and ...leer más
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