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SLIDESHOW: Combating child malnutrition in Madagascar
19 September 2012 (IRIN ), About half of Madagascar's children under the age of five are stunted - the irreversible effect of undernourishment during the first 1,000 days of life. Children who suffer from stunting are at greater risk of illness, impaired cognitive development and death.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/96338/SLIDESHOW-Combating-child-malnutrition-in-Madagascar
HEALTH: The "unfinished business" of lowering child mortality
13 September 2012 (IRIN ), In 1990, an estimated 12 million children around the world died under age five; by 2011, that figure had dropped to 6.9 million. The message, from a new report by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), is that with greater commitment to child survival from governments and their partners, these figures can go lower still.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/96300/HEALTH-The-unfinished-business-of-lowering-child-mortality
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Increasing hostility towards Chinese traders
7 September 2012 (IRIN ), In the last decade, Asian migrants have fanned out through southern Africa, opening shops in small towns and rural backwaters. While consumers in countries facing increasing economic hardships have come to depend on their low prices, local shop owners complain they are being forced out of business, pressuring governments to introduce restrictions on foreign traders.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/96266/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Increasing-hostility-towards-Chinese-traders
MADAGASCAR: Sex for survival
28 August 2012 (IRIN ), About one in seven residents of Madagascar’s main port city of Toamasina are sex workers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/96193/MADAGASCAR-Sex-for-survival
MADAGASCAR: Half a million undiagnosed diabetics
20 July 2012 (IRIN ), An estimated one million people in Madagascar are diabetic, but only about half of them know it. Finding the other half presents a major challenge for this large, island nation in which 80 percent of the population live in rural areas where few people have ever heard of this chronic and potentially deadly disease.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95905/MADAGASCAR-Half-a-million-undiagnosed-diabetics
Analysis: Madagascar's unforgiving bandit lands
18 July 2012 (IRIN ), It took two years for Zakamihaingo Razafindranoivo, 37, to raise US$900 to replace his two stolen zebu (Madagascar’s distinctive and prized hump-backed cattle) by selling vegetables and spices grown on his plot in Ambotragano, a village about 20km north of the capital Antananarivo.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95892/Analysis-Madagascar-s-unforgiving-bandit-lands
AFRICA: AGOA uncertainty hurts textile workers
17 July 2012 (IRIN ), The livelihoods of tens of thousands of textile workers in Africa is hanging in the balance amid growing anxiety about whether a key provision of US trade legislation will be renewed before it expires in September.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95883/AFRICA-AGOA-uncertainty-hurts-textile-workers
MADAGASCAR: Cyclones, reduced aid compound malnutrition
26 June 2012 (IRIN ), The eastern Madagascan coastal town of Brickaville in Atsinanana region - ravaged by Cyclone Giovanna earlier this year - provided a refuge of sorts for Edwige Solo and her emaciated children fleeing the aftermath of rural devastation caused by the same storm.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95734/MADAGASCAR-Cyclones-reduced-aid-compound-malnutrition
AFRICA: Donor fatigue forces WFP to cut refugee rations
19 June 2012 (IRIN ), The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has halved food rations to refugees living in camps in at least four African countries citing a funding shortfall.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95597/AFRICA-Donor-fatigue-forces-WFP-to-cut-refugee-rations
REFUGEES: Moving out of the shadows
31 May 2012 (IRIN ), When night falls in the Dadaab refugee complex in eastern Kenya, nearly half a million refugees are plunged into darkness. The lack of light robs schoolchildren of the possibility of studying and provides perfect cover for thieves and rapists.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95558/REFUGEES-Moving-out-of-the-shadows

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