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In Brief: Southern Africa floods cause highest death toll in recent years
21 July 2011 (IRIN ), The death toll in southern Africa during the 2010-2011 rainy season (December-May) was “markedly higher” than in recent years, with 477 people killed, compared to seven during the same period in 2009-2010, and 212 in 2008-2009, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/93294/In-Brief-Southern-Africa-floods-cause-highest-death-toll-in-recent-years
AFRICA: Sleeping sickness in cattle put to bed?
20 May 2011 (IRIN ), New research on sleeping sickness in African cattle is holding out the possibility that in the not too distant future Africa could start seeing the introduction of cattle resistant to sleeping sickness - a disease which kills billions of dollars worth of livestock every year.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/92773/AFRICA-Sleeping-sickness-in-cattle-put-to-bed
GLOBAL: Stillbirths could be halved
27 April 2011 (IRIN ), Preventing stillbirths can cost just US$2.32 per mother if governments, the private sector and international institutions adopt a package of 10 health interventions, rather than allowing stillbirths to be an almost invisible problem.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/92590/GLOBAL-Stillbirths-could-be-halved
FOOD: Home-grown nutrition research for Africa
21 April 2011 (IRIN ), A group of international academic institutions and an NGO backed by the European Union (EU) have launched Sustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come, or SUNRAY, to develop a nutrition agenda for Africa, with specific emphasis on the 34 sub-Saharan countries.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/92550/FOOD-Home-grown-nutrition-research-for-Africa
AFRICA: Opposition building to Great Green Wall
8 April 2011 (IRIN ), What’s green, controversial, 15km wide, 7,775km long, cuts across 11 African countries and is designed to reduce livestock deaths and boost food security for millions of people? Nothing yet, but the Great Green Wall project, a pipe-dream for decades, was recently endorsed by a swathe of African states stretching from Senegal to Djibouti.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/92422/AFRICA-Opposition-building-to-Great-Green-Wall
ANGOLA: Boost for polio campaign
25 January 2011 (IRIN ), The Angolan government is preparing to renew efforts to eradicate polio with support from global partners, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has made polio eradication its top priority.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/91729/ANGOLA-Boost-for-polio-campaign
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Heavy rain puts relief agencies on alert
21 January 2011 (IRIN ), Heavy rains and localized flooding across southern Africa from Angola to Madagascar are raising fears that the devastating floods of 2000 will be repeated. Then, thousands of people were plucked from rooftops by helicopter, several hundred died, and Mozambique’s agricultural production was severely impacted.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/91698/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Heavy-rain-puts-relief-agencies-on-alert
AFRICA: Serious about food
6 January 2011 (IRIN ), The record prices of staple grains in 2008 made investment in agriculture an attractive proposition for countries exporting as well as importing food. The African Union (AU), with its mix of producers and buyers, has been steadily gearing up for self-sufficiency.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/91547/AFRICA-Serious-about-food
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Pick of the year 2010
31 December 2010 (IRIN ), The crises in Zimbabwe and Madagascar were a major focus of IRIN’s Southern Africa coverage, though riots over food and fuel prices in early September 2010 in Mozambique managed to grab the headlines for a while.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/91506/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Pick-of-the-year-2010
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Heavy rain, flood warnings
30 December 2010 (IRIN ), The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) staffed jointly by officials from Zambia and Zimbabwe, says one of the two major dams on the river between the two countries will open its flood gates in early 2011, meaning that communities may have to be relocated.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/91491/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Heavy-rain-flood-warnings

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